Seared Tilapia With Onions

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gaynel mohler

By
@gaynel

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
1 or 2
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2
    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
    paprika

How to Make Seared Tilapia With Onions

Step-by-Step

  1. Before 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
  2. Place onions in now and saute until beginning to get tender
  3. scatter onions out and lay fish in skillet.
  4. cook, 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.
  5. do 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
  6. check 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.
  7. Serve 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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