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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Pan-Fried Tilapia

2/3 cup cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 pounds 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.

6 servings

Look for "Fresh from Florida" ingredients at your grocery store.

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