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Pecan Crusted Tilapia with Lime Dill Yogurt Sauce

Tender and flakey Tilapia seared to perfection with a pecan crust. Served with a bright and tangy lime dill yogurt sauce. This recipe is low carb, gluten free, and a Trim Healthy Mama S Fuel.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 291kcal


  • 1 Pound Tilapia about 4 filets
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Egg lightly beaten
  • Salt to taste

For the Crust:

For the Sauce:

  • Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Dill or 1 Teaspoon Dried
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Lime Juice
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt


  • Place all of the crust ingredients in a food processor and process until mixture is fine crumbs.
  • Place lightly beaten egg in a shallow dish.
  • Preheat skillet over medium high heat, and melt the 2 Tablespoons of butter.
  • Dip Tilapia filets in beaten egg mixture, then press one side of the fish into the pecan crumb mix. (You may need to press some on with your fingers.)
  • Immediately place fish, crumb side down, into the hot skillet.
  • Cook, uncovered, about 5-6 minutes, or until a crisp crust has formed.
  • Carefully flip fish over and cover pan with a lid.
  • Cook for 3-4 more minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Sprinkle with salt, to taste. Top with Lime Dill Yogurt Sauce and enjoy!

For the Sauce:

  • Combine all sauce ingredients and mix well. Serve generous portions of the sauce with your fish.


Serving: 1Filet with Sauce | Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 21g | Fiber: 1g