Ginger Orange Tilapia

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Serve with rice or couscous and a steamed vegie.


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20 Min
10 Min
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1 c
orange juice
1 tsp
grated orange peel
1 tsp
minced garlic
1 tsp
grated fresh ginger
4 Tbsp
vegetable oil, divided
tilapia fillets
3 Tbsp
flour, seasoned with salt and pepper, for dredging
thinly sliced green onions, for garnish

How to Make Ginger Orange Tilapia


  • 1In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, peel, garlic, ginger and 2 tablespoons oil.
  • 2Place tilapia in a shallow dish. Cover with marinade and marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes. Do not over-marinate or fish will begin to "cook" and get mushy.
  • 3Remove fillets from marinade (reserve marinade) and dredge in flour mixture to coat. Shake off excess.
  • 4Heat remaining oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add tilapia and cook unti lightly golden, 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  • 5Add remaining marinade to skillet and bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute. Reduce heat amd simmer until it is a glaze consistency, 3-4 minutes.
  • 6Pour sauce over fillets and garnish with green onions.

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About Ginger Orange Tilapia

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: African

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