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Pan-Fried Tilapia
2/3 cup cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 pounds Florida tilapia fillets
vegetable oil for frying

Combine cornmeal, salt and paprika. Coat fillets with cornmeal mixture. Pour about 1/8-inch of oil in a heavy skillet and heat to 360 degrees F. Place fillets in skillet and fry for 4-5 minutes or until brown; turn carefully and cook an additional 4-5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Drain on a paper towel.

Yield: 6 servings

Per serving: calories 260, calories from fat 100, total fat 11g, saturated fat 1.5g, cholesterol 75mg, total carbohydrate 12g, protein 29g.

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