Dill Tilapia and Spinach

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by jellyko

family recipe I changed to suit my tastes and to make original using ingredients in ready set cook contest.

Top Review by canarygirl

The presentation of this dish is very pretty. I wasn't fond of the basil and dill combination, but the cashews lent an interesting addition to the flavor of the fish. The instructions didn't say when to add the onion, but I assumed it was at the beginning with the water, wine and herbs, so that is what I did. The cooking time of 10 minutes was perfect for my fillets. I did have to substitute sole fillets for the tilapia, as tilapia is not available in my area, but they are similar in flavor and texture, so I don't think that the substitution comprimised the recipe in any way. Good luck in the contest!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine water, white wine, dill, basil, salt and pepper into large skillet
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat
  3. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes
  4. Cut fish into 4 servings
  5. Add fish; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily
  6. Gently remove fish with slotted spoon, reserving cooking liquid
  7. Set fish aside and keep warm
  8. Bring cooking liquid to a boil; cook over high heat 12 minutes or until liquid is reduced to almost 1/4 cup
  9. Add spinach for about 1-2 minutes to shrink spinach
  10. Place spinach on serving platter
  11. Sprinkle with chopped cashews
  12. Arrange fish over spinach
  13. Squeeze fresh lemon on fish to serve

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