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Rock Island Stuffed Tilapia
Sent in by Caitlin Kyle, Thanks
I found this recipe on redlobster.com/cookbook! I made it for my family and they all LOVED 
IT! Which is not an easy thing to do! My husband loves crab and stated that he would be 
content if he had to eat this dish every day until he died! I just felt like I should share the lovely 
recipe with everyone! Just as a tip, I tried mine with a little bit of Hollandaise instead of the 
Alfredo and it was great! ENJOY!

8-oz crab meat 
2-cups cheese and garlic croutons (crushed)
10-oz prepared Alfredo sauce
1-tbsp fresh lemon juice
2-tsp salt-free all-purpose seasoning 
6-5 to 6 oz. Tilapia fillets, skin off
3-tbsp melted butter 
1-tbsp butter
6-oz. lobster meat, chopped
1-can seafood bisque or cream of shrimp soup seafood seasoning, to taste

Preheat oven to 350*F
To make the crab stuffing, in a large bowl, mix crab meat, crushed croutons, Alfredo sauce, 
lemon juice and all-purpose seasoning
Set aside for later 
Place the tilapia fillet (dark side down) onto a clean surface
Using a chef’s knife, cut pockets into each side of the fish 
Open the pockets and spoon approximately 3/4 cup of the crab stuffing into the tilapia
Flatten the stuffing slightly to approximately 3/4" high
Gently close the pockets and brush each fillet and the stuffing with melted butter and sprinkle 
with seafood seasoning
Place the stuffed fish into a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with ¼ cup of water, being careful not to 
pour the water over the fish
Bake in a 350*F oven for approximately 20-25 minutes or until the stuffing reaches 165*F
In a small pan, melt 1-tbsp butter over medium heat, add the lobster meat and sauté until tender
Add the soup to make the sauce to serve over the fish
Stir well

Serves 6