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Tilapia Stuffed with Crabmeat


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  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 8 ounces white crab meat, flaked
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 tilapia fillets (approx 6 ozs each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • paprika


Servings 4


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Sauté onion and celery in the butter until tender. Add parsley and remove from heat. Stir in the bread crumbs, crab meat, lemon juice and cayenne pepper. Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray. Spread the mixture over the tilapia fillets and roll them up placing seam side down in dish. Place any leftover stuffing around fillets. Sprinkle with melted butter and paprika. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the tilapia flakes easily with a fork.

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