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Sauteed Tilapia with Lemon-Peppercorn Pan Sauce
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Sautéed Tilapia with Lemon-Peppercorn Pan Sauce

Readers gave this recipe 5 stars (it even converted some fish skeptics). Many of them subbed capers for the peppercorns that give the pan sauce a piquant punch. At just 282 calories per serving, plus 35 grams of protein, this saucy dish will become a weeknight staple.

Pantry Checklist:

  • Tilapia or sole filets (2)
  • Chicken broth
  • Lemon juice
  • All-purpose flour
  • Brine-packed green peppercorns (or substitute capers)
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