This quick, DELICIOUS, chili lime flavor, non-fishy-tasting, flaky, white, light, fish recipe an easy and healthy weeknight meal. I've even made it in the oven instead of on the stove top and it takes a little longer but less effort and even healthier.
Chile Lime Tilapia: Makes 3 Servings
Chile Lime Butter:
3 tbsp light butter
1 tsp grated fresh lime zest
1 tbsp finely chopped shallots
2 tsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp minced fresh Serrano chilies, including seeds
27 oz tilapia fillets
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
Make chile lime butter: Stir together butter, shallots, zest, lime juice, and chiles in a bowl. Set aside.
Prepare fish: Pat dry fish and sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder. (If you prefer to bake the fish - Preheat oven to grill/broil settings on high heat. Spray a baking sheet tray with cooking oil spray; set aside.)
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over moderately high heat. (If you prefer to bake the fish - Broil/grill the fish until the fish is cooked to your liking (about 4-10 minutes).
Saute fish, using a spatula to turn once, until golden and just cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes.
Divide fish into 3 portions of 7 oz each. Serve each serving with 1 tbsp of chile lime butter.
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