Easy, easy Asian Tilapia in Microwave

Marsha Gardner


My friend Pan Hui who has a couple of Chinese Restaurants passed this easy way of cooking Tilapia to me.

It is more of a technique than a recipe, you adjust for amount you are cooking.

I serve with rice, vegetable and a nice salad.


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  • 4
    tilapia fillets
  • knob
    ginger, cut into slivers
  • 4-5
    green onions, slice on diagonal
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    canola oil

How to Make Easy, easy Asian Tilapia in Microwave


  1. Lay Tilapia fillets on a plate. Sprinkle with green onion and ginger. Drizzle soy, sesame oil and canola over top.
  2. Cover plate with plastic wrap, leaving a small area unsealed. Microwave in 1 minute increments until fish is white all the way through.
  3. Serve and congratulate yourself on the easiest fish dish you have ever prepared and it didn't stink up the house because of the ginger.
  4. Garnish with more green onion if desired.

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About Easy, easy Asian Tilapia in Microwave

Course/Dish: Fish
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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