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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tilapia fillets
ginger, cut into slivers
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


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