Hoisin Tilapia

Lynette !


A superfast recipe to make. Great for when you are in a hurry to get to the ball park, or just getting home from work.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
20 Min


  • 3 1/2 oz
    boil-in-bag rice, your choice of type
  • 2 Tbsp
    hoisin sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    canola oil, divided
  • 4
    6-oz lilapia fillets
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 c
    snow peas, diagonally sliced
  • 2
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    shiitake mushroom caps, sliced

How to Make Hoisin Tilapia


  1. Prepare the rice according to package directions.
  2. Combine hoisin and next 5 ingredients in a bowl. Reserve 4 teaspoons.
  3. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon canola oil. Sprinkle fillets with salt. Add two fillets to pan; cook 4 minutes. Turn, brush each with 1 teaspoon hoisin mixture. Cook 2 minutes. Remove fish from pan, keep warm. Repeat with 1 tablespoon canola oil, 2 fillets, and 2 teaspoons hoisin mixture.
  4. Heat a skillet over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon canola oil. Add peas and onions; saute 1 minute. Add mushrooms; saute 2 minutes.
  5. Place 1/2 cup rice onto each of 4 plates. Top each with 1 fillet and 1/2 cup vegetables; drizzle with 1 teaspoon hoisin mixture.

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About Hoisin Tilapia

Course/Dish: Fish Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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