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Tantalizing Tilapia

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6 servings

Seasoned, pan-fried tilapia was one of our favorite fish dishes ever—until we tried this one, served with a shrimp and cream cheese sauce.

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  • Combine lemon pepper seasoning, garlic powder, gumbo filé powder, and 1 tsp. each blackened seasoning, Cajun gumbo mix and ground red pepper.
  • Rub seasoning mixture onto both sides of fish fillets.
  • Melt 1/2 cup butter in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add tilapia to skillet; cook 3 min. on each side or until browned on both sides. Keep warm on low heat.
  • Meanwhile, melt remaining butter in second large skillet on medium-high heat. Add cream cheese, mushrooms, soup, cream, onions and garlic; cook and stir gently 6 min. or until cream cheese is melted and mixture is blended.
  • Add 1 tsp. parsley and remaining blackened seasoning, Cajun gumbo mix and ground red pepper to cream cheese sauce; mix well. Add shrimp; cook and stir 5 min. or until shrimp turn pink. Add mozzarella; cook and stir until mozzarella is melted and sauce is blended.
  • Place tilapia on serving platter; top with cream cheese sauce. Garnish with remaining parsley.

Recipe Submitted by Real Women of PHILADELPHIA Contestant

Cynthia Price


  • 6 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
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* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • cyreid3 |

    I'm not a big fish eater to start with, but I do like tilapia. I had some in the freezer and decided "why not?" since I was only cooking for myself. I couldn't believe how easy this fish was to prep and cook or how wonderful it tasted! If you like blackened anything(Chicken, fish, or whatever) you will simply love this!I will definitely make this again for the rest of my family because I know they'll love it too.

  • jannetteal |

    tooo salty!!!! Its good but all the spices made it too salty. I wound make it again but half all the spices. the tarter sauce was really good though

  • teracw |