Italian Style Tilapia Fillets

Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

A recipe from my supermarket.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, heat 2 tablespoon of oil and cook fennel and onion for about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and simmer for 4 minutes.
  2. Add broth, capers, oregano or italian herbs and cook for 3 to 4 minutes longer.
  3. Heat remaining oil in a skillet or on a grill. Cook tilapia fillets for 2 to 3 minutes per side. Season to taste with fennel and caper sauce.
Most Helpful

I liked the combination of the mild-tasting tilapia with the salty capers and pungent anise flavor of the fennel. No bland taste here! I made it just as directed, except that I cooked the fennel and onions for 4 minutes as they were still very crunchy after 1 minute. My husband felt the taste of the fennel was very strong, so next time I'll use half the amount of fennel to give the sauce a milder taste, but I liked it just the way it was. I served this with broccoli and wild rice and it made a great presentation -- such a colorful plate of food!

TasteTester September 30, 2010