Tilapia Tuscany Recipe

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Tilapia Tuscany

Michelle Rothfeldt

By
@shelley68

All measurements are approximate as I don't measure anything unless I am baking... LOL! I served this over creamy parmesan rice with a side of fresh steamed green beans and homemade drop biscuits. My husband-to-be absolutely loved it.


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

SAUCE:

1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
fresh garlic, minced
1 small
red onion, chopped fine
3/4 c
white wine (optional)
1/4 c
chicken broth (if omitting wine, use a full cup)
2 Tbsp
capers
7 oz
large pitted black olives, halved & sliced (can use green olives, too, or a combination of both)
8 oz
tomatoes, canned italian-style and diced
1 1/2 tsp
lemon-pepper seasoning, or use 1/8 cup lemon juice
1 Tbsp
freeze-dried italian herb blend seasoning, i use litehouse brand

TILAPIA:

2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
butter
4
tilapia fillets
1 tsp
lemon-pepper seasoning, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make the sauce:
2
Heat olive oil in a 10" skillet over medium-high heat. Add garic & red onion, cook until soft and lightly browned, about 2-3 mins
3
Add white wine to skillet. Once the flames have died out, reduce heat to medium.
4
Add remaining sauce ingredients to skillet. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to med-low and allow to gently simmer until you're finished preparing and frying the tilapia, approx. 15 mins. If the sauce get too thick, add more wine or chicken stock.
5
Cook the Tilapia:
6
Sprinkle both sides of the tilapia filets with lemon-pepper seasoning and kosher salt to taste.
7
Combine olive oil and butter in a large skillet over med-high heat.
8
Pan-fry seasoned tilapia filets in oil mixture, turning once, until opaque and fish flakes easily with a fork. (about 5 minutes each side, depending on thickness of filet)
9
Top each tilapia filet with a spoonful of the sauce and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy