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Tilapia in Cilantro Sauce

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 5
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Ingredients

5
tilapia fillets
1/2
teaspoon canola oil
1
garlic clove, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
1
cup heavy cream
1/2
cup cilantro

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
88.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9.4g
14%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Cholesterol
32.9mg
11%
Sodium
153.3mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
1.1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
0.6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
2.70%
3%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0.60%
1%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

You can use cod instead of tilapia, but cook it less time because it is more delicate.

Directions

  • 1 Cut tilapia fillets into large cubes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Heat a frying pan on medium heat, add oil and garlic.
  • 3 Add cubes of tilapia, in batched, to frying pan and brown for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • 4 Set aside.
  • 5 In a blender, blend heavy cream and cilantro.
  • 6 Pour cilantro sauce into the same frying pan where you browned the tilapia and heat for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
  • 7 Serve tilapia and add sauce on top.

During Lent season, fish dishes play a big role. A delicious way to prepare fish is with this tilapia in cilantro sauce recipe. It’s super easy, fast to prepare and it will sure surprise everyone. A big plus of preparing this dish is that it doesn’t require many ingredients and so it’s a great economical option. Serve it with white rice or potatoes to make the most of the rich sauce.

Rate and Comment

Cristina Duffy Cristina Duffy
May 22, 2016

During Lent season, fish dishes play a big role. A delicious way to prepare fish is with this tilapia in cilantro sauce recipe. It’s super easy, fast to prepare and it will sure surprise everyone. A big plus of preparing this dish is that it doesn’t require many ingredients and so it’s a great economical option. Serve it with white rice or potatoes to make the most of the rich sauce.