Almond-Lemon Baked Tilapia
Serves: Makes 6 servings
  • 6 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup sliced almonds, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil, and spray foil with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Place fish in a single layer on prepared pan. Brush fish with mustard.
  3. In a small bowl, combine almonds and all remaining ingredients. Spread about 1 tablespoon almond mixture over each fillet, pressing gently to adhere.
  4. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Paula Deen Magazine at