• 4 (6 ounce) tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon oil
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Pecan Crusted Tilapia

Give your Tilapia a wonderful pecan flavor tonight with this Pecan Crusted Tilapia recipe.  Very light and flavorful!


  1. Combine breadcrumbs, pecans, salt, garlic, and pepper in a shallow dish.
  2. Combine buttermilk and hot sauce (like Tabasco) in a medium bowl.
  3. Place flour in a third dish.
  4. Dredge 1 fillet in flour, dip into buttermilk mixture, then into breadcrumb mixture. Repeat with remaining fillets.
  5. Heat 1 1/2 tsp oil in a large skillet (non-stick works best) over medium-high heat.
  6. Cook 2 fillets for 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily.
  7. Add remaining oil and cook additional 2 fillets.
  8. Serve with lemon

 Pecan Crusted Tilapia – Cooking on the wildside!

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 330.3
Calories from Fat 1008
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 112g
Saturated Fat 2.2g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 86.2mg
Sodium 525.9mg
Total Carbohydrate 16.8g
Dietary Fiber 1.5g
Sugars 2.6g
Protein 38.2g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.