Easy-does-it Fish Filets with Cilantro Butter

Gain confidence about cooking fish with this simple, tasty recipe. Any mild white fish (cod, flounder, tilapia or orange roughy) will work well. If you can’t find fresh fish fillets, there are great frozen filets in nearly every grocery store. And no, cooking fish will NOT fill the house with fishy odor.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 194
Fat: 6.9g
Saturated fat: 3.1g
Monounsaturated fat: 2.5g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
Protein: 30.5g
Carbohydrate: 1.2g
Fiber: 0.2g
Cholesterol: 88mg
Iron: 0.7mg
Sodium: 354mg
Calcium: 32mg



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Ingredients

• ¼ teaspoon salt
• ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
• 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
• 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
• Cooking spray
• 1 lemon, quartered
• 2 tablespoons butter, softened
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
• ½ teaspoon grated lemon rind
• ¼ teaspoon paprika
• 1/8 teaspoon salt 



PREPARATION
Prep/cook time: 10 minutes


Combine first 3 ingredients; sprinkle over both sides of fish.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Coat both sides of fish with cooking spray; place in pan.
Cook 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.
Place fish on a serving platter or individual plates. Squeeze lemon quarters over fish.
Place butter and remaining ingredients in a small bowl and stir until well blended. Butter may be melted on top of fish.

4 (1 fillet and 2 teaspoons of cilantro butter)








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