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Tilapia in Cilantro Sauce

tilapia in cilantro sauce Entree
Tilapia in Cilantro Sauce
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 5

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. MORE + LESS -

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

Directions

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • 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.

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