Baked Tilapia with Garlic Lime and CilantroFrom mrspotatohead 9 years ago
- ½ cup lime juice shopping list
- 1 to 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil shopping list
- 2 to 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced shopping list
- 1 to 2 fresh jalapeno peppers, chopped, seeds removed, if desired shopping list
- 1 tablespoon finely snipped fresh cilantro leaves or 1 teaspoon dried cilantro shopping list
- 1 to 2 tsp. grated fresh lime peel (optional) shopping list
- 1 teaspoon honey (optional) shopping list
- salt and cayenne pepper to taste shopping list
- 1½ to 2 pounds tilapia fillets or other mild white fish fillets shopping list
- 1 to 2 chopped firm ripe tomatoes (optional) shopping list
- paprika and thin lime slices for garnish (optional) shopping list
How to make it
- In a deep medium glass or ceramic bowl, combine all ingredients except fish fillets tomatoes and garnish, blending well.
- Arrange fish fillets in the marinade, coating each piece well.
- Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 1 hour, turning fish fillets occasionally. Drain off marinade, reserving marinade for basting fish.
- Arrange fish fillets in a baking dish.
- Baste fillets liberally with marinade.
- Top with tomatoes if using.
- Bake, loosely covered with aluminum foil, in a preheated moderate oven (350'F.) for 20 to 25 minutes or until fillets are opaque in color and flake easily with a fork, basting occasionally with marinade.
- Garnish with a sprinkle and thin slices of lime if desired.
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This was amazing!! That marinade for the tilapia is perfect and so flavorful!! This is now one of my favorite tilapia recipes...thanks!! Hope you don't mind that I added my pic.!mommyluvs2cook in Santa Fe loved it
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