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Tilapia with Creamy Dill Sauce

Tilapia is such a delicious, light-tasting fish….perfect for dinner on a warm summer evening.  Top with a creamy dill sauce, serve with some potato salad and go out on the patio and enjoy.


1 lemon
1/4 cup sour cream
2 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp fresh dill
1 tbsp fresh chives
1 tsp finely chopped capers
4 portions tilapia filets
1/2 tsp salt and pepper
2 tbsp arrowroot starch
2 tsp unsalted butter


1. Grate 1/2 of lemon for zest (1 tsp) and juice (1 tsp).  Cut remaining lemon piece into four wedges and set aside.  Stir sour cream with the mayonnaise, dill, chives, capers, lemon zest & juice until well combined.  Reserve.

2. Season tilapia filets with salt and pepper.  Lightly coat each piece of fish in arrowroot starch.  Shake off excess.

3. Heat butter in a skillet over med-high heat.  Add fish and cook on each side until golden brown.

4. Serve each piece of fish with a dollop of sour cream mixture and a lemon wedge.

Tilapia & Creamy Dill Sauce

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