Seafood a la King With Tilapia, Shrimp, and Crab

Seafood a la King With Tilapia, Shrimp, and Crab

The familiar version is made with chicken, but seafood a la king is just as delicious, with tilapia, shrimp, and crab in a delicate, creamy sauce.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  3. Step 3

    Add the onions and cook until softened.
  4. Step 4

    Add the flour and cook, stirring, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Add the milk a bit at a time (start with a couple of tablespoons and increase as you go along), whisking or stirring well to incorporate.
  6. Step 6

    Add the seasonings and cook, stirring every so often, for 2 minutes.
  7. Step 7

    Add the tilapia pieces.
  8. Step 8

    Spoon the sauce over the fish and cook for 5 minutes, stirring very gently once or twice.
  9. Step 9

    Add the shrimp, crab, and peas. Cook a few more minutes until heated through.
  10. Step 10

    Serve over rice, orzo pasta, grits, biscuits, or puff pastry squares or shells.