Ginger Orange Tilapia

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by I Cook Therefore I

From the Costco recipe magazine, posted for safe keeping.

Top Review by Outta Here

This is going into my Best of 2012 Cookbook. Everything was just right! To those who think it needs to marinate longer, remember citrus will start to "cook" the fish and make it tough if left too long to marinate. Thanks for this keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • flour, seasoned with
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • green onion, thinly sliced for garnish


  1. To prepare the marinade, in a small bowl, whisk together orange juice and peeled garlic, ginger and oil.
  2. Place the fillets in a shallow dish and cover with the marinade for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Remove the tilapia from the marinade and reserve it.
  4. Dredge the fillets in seasoned flour to coat shaking off excess.
  5. Heat 2 tbs oil in a large saute pan over medium high heat and add tilapia and cook until lightly golden 3-4 minutes per side and then remove from the pan.
  6. Add remaining marinade to the pan bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute, reduce heat and simmer until it has a glaze consistency, 3-4 minutes.
  7. Pour the sauce over the tilapia and garnish with green onions.

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