Seared Tilapia With Onions

gaynel mohler


I generally like to bake unbreaded fish dishes, but in thesummer a hot oven is undesireable. I like searing in a non stick skillet it works, it is quick, and it is delicious.


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1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
tilapia fish fillets, thick ones
2 tsp
prepared minced garlic
1 large
vidalia onion, coarsley chopped
1 tsp
white pepper
1 tsp
mrs. dash, zesty
1 tsp

How to Make Seared Tilapia With Onions


  • 1Before you start cooking, season fillets with your spices.
    In large hot, non stick skillet place oil, (medium hi heat) I leave in center of skillet and put garlic there till it sizzles, then spread out
  • 2Place onions in now and saute until beginning to get tender
  • 3scatter onions out and lay fish in skillet.
  • 4cook, uncovered on medium heat, don't get to anxious, do NOT turn fish until one side is nicely seared. (lift up edge with spatula and peek )
    If you turn it too often, fillets will fall apart.
  • 5do keep the onions moving, so they don't burn, and if you need to, add another teaspoon of oil. If onions are browning too quickly, lay them on the fillets
  • 6check fish after 10 minutes for crispness on underside and turn fillets over.
    Cook another 10 minutes or until fish is seared well and the flesh is nice and white.
  • 7Serve warm with a lemon slice if you wish

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About Seared Tilapia With Onions

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Main Dishes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #skillet

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