crispy honey lime tilapia

Patsy Fowler


we love fish and we have it pretty often this recipe is the best

★★★★★ 2 votes


fresh or thawed talapia filets
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
lime juice
1 tsp
lime zest
2 clove
garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp
salt and pepper
1/3 c
2 Tbsp
olive oil for frying
additional honey and lime zest mixed for drizzling


160 minutes before cooking season tilapia filets with salt and pepper then lay in a baking dish or into a large ziplock bag.
2In a bowl combine olive oil, honey, lime juice, zest, crushed garlic and whisk until combined.
3Pour over tilapia and let marinate for an hour. Add flour a bit more salt, pepper and lime zest to a bowl and set aside.
4Heat a cast iron or a nonstick skillet over medium high heat and add olive oil.
5Dredge each piece tilapia through the flour until you have a very light coating.
6Make sure the pan is hot. Add tilapia to the oil and cook until flaky and crispy on each side about 3-4 minutes per side.
7Remove tilapia from pan and let drain on a paper towel for a few minutes. Serve with an additional drizzle of lime and honey.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy