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Herb and Lemon-Scented Tilapia

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“Found the recipe in a magazine by the check-out stand called "Skillet Meals". I have added to the recipe a little and you could use any white fish.”

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  1. Combine parsley, chives, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and garlic on a platter. Grate peel from lemon over the mixture. Toss to combine. Reserve lemon.
  2. Spray tilapia fillets with nonstick cooking spray. Press fillets into herb mixture to coat both sides.
  3. Melt 2 Tbls. butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add tilapia. Cook 3-4 minutes per side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. (Cook time will vary according to thickness of fish.) Transfer to serving platter. Keep warm.
  4. Add remaning 2 tablespoons of butter to skillet; melt over low heat. Cut lemon in half; squeeze juice from on half into skillet. Stir remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper into lemon-butter mixture. Pour over fish. Slice remaining lemon half for garnish. Serve immediately.

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