Tilapia is a mild and flaky white fish that is versatile enough to be used in a variety of dishes. Whether grilled, fried, or baked it can take on different flavors and textures so it’s an excellent ingredient for many recipes. Here are five delicious dishes featuring Tilapia as the main ingredient.
1) Grilled Tilapia with Mango-Avocado Salsa: This dish combines sweet, juicy mango and creamy avocado with flavorful grilled tilapia. The fish is seasoned with a blend of spices before grilling to bring out its unique flavor. Serve this up with brown rice or your favorite side dish for a nutritious meal.
2) Coconut-Crusted Tilapia: For those who crave some crunch, this recipe combines the mild flavor of the fish with tropical and nutty flavors. A coconut breading is used to coat each filet before it’s fried in a skillet. Serve with a side of steamed vegetables and a fruit salad for a healthy meal.
3) Baked Tilapia with Tomatoes and Feta: This simple yet flavorful dish is sure to become a favorite. The fish is baked in the oven until tender, then topped with feta cheese and diced tomatoes before serving. Enjoy it as an appetizer or as a light meal.
4) Tilapia Tacos: Bring some South of the Border flavors to your table with this twist on the classic taco. Diced tilapia is seasoned with chili powder, garlic and cumin for an extra flavor boost. Serve it in warm tortillas along with lettuce, tomatoes, and jalapenos for a zesty treat.
5) Tilapia with Creamy Mushroom Sauce: This restaurant-style dish is perfect for your next dinner party. The tilapia filets are cooked until golden brown, then topped with a rich and creamy mushroom sauce. Serve it along side of roasted potatoes or steamed vegetables to complete the meal.