broiled tilapia with cranberry honey-mustard sauce

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Jamallah Bergman
from Atlanta, GA

For a festive meal that is low in calories, but high in protein and packed with taste, go fish. In this case, that means using tasty Tilapia as a base and accented with the delicate flavors with a seasonally sensational sauce of cranberries,honey and mustard.

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 12
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For broiled tilapia with cranberry honey-mustard sauce

  • BROILED TILAPIA
  • 4 lb
    fresh tilapia fillets ( or 12 4oz fillets)
  • 4 tsp
    fresh dill
  • 4 tsp
    paprika
  • sea salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1
    lemon, cut into slices
  • 4 tsp
    lemon juice (from a second lemon),freshly squeezed
  • CRANBERRY-HONEYMUSTARD SAUCE
  • 16 oz
    fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 c
    orange juice,freshly squeezed
  • zest 2 oranges
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 6 Tbsp
    honey
  • 6 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
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How To Make broiled tilapia with cranberry honey-mustard sauce

  • 1
    FOR THE SAUCE: In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat,cook cranberries,orange juice,zest and vanilla,about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium low,stirring occasionally, and cook until thickened and reduced, about 20 minutes.
  • 2
    Remove from heat,whisk in honey and Dijon mustard. Serve over Tilapia.
  • 3
    FOR THE BROILED TILAPIA: Preheat broiler to high.
  • 4
    Place fillets in a shallow baking dish and sprinkle with dill and paprika. Add salt and pepper, to taste, if desired. Lay slices of lemon in the middle of each fillet.
  • 5
    Place baking dish 5 to 6 inches away from broiler. Broil fish for 8 to 10 minutes or until cooked through,but still moist. Drizzle with lemon juice. Serve topped with Cranberry-Honey Mustard Sauce. Try garnished with dill,if desired.

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