Wholey Hawaiian Tilapia

Wholey Hawaiian Tilapia

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Aleta Hepp


I found this recipe on a package of frozen Tilapia filets. Haven't tried it yet but it sounds really good.


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15 Min
15 Min


  • 4
    tilapia fillets

  • 1 c
    pineapple juice
  • 1/2 c
    coconut milk, unsweetened
  • 2 tsp
    lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    pineapple juice
  • 1/4 c
    toasted coconut

  • 1/2 c
    fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 c
    fresh papaya chunks
  • 1/2 c
    fresh kiwi chunks

How to Make Wholey Hawaiian Tilapia


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly spray a baking dish with canola oil spray (or other cooking oil spray).
  2. Place fish in baking dish, and season with salt & pepper to taste. Loosely cover with foil & bake 12 to 15 minutes, until fillets are opaque.
  3. In small bowl, combine the 1 Tbsp cornstarch and 2 Tbsp pineapple juice, set aside. In a sauce pan, bring pineapple juice, the lime juice & coconut milk to a boil. Add cornstarch mixture & simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened. Serve over warm tilapia.
  4. Top with toasted coconut, and serve with fruit chunks on the side, if desired.

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About Wholey Hawaiian Tilapia

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian

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