Prep 45 mins
Cook 15 mins
Tickle your taste buds with this wonderful new tilapia recipe. For those of you who are not familiar with this fish it taste a lot like cod or white fish...very good!
- 2 filleted tilapia fillets, about 4 fillets
- 1 cup apple cider vinegar, more if needed
- 2 tablespoons horseradish
- 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 teaspoon basil leaves
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1 medium lemon, wedged
- Wash tilapia and place in flat non-metal pan. Cover with apple cider vinegar. Let stand in refrigerator 1/2 hour.
- Mix together low fat mayo and horseradish. Place aside.
- Bring enough water to make 1/2 inch depth in large pan to a boil. Place garlic in water, turn off heat. Remove tilapia from vinegar, carefully place into heated water and turn heat to very low.
- Sprinkle basil leaves and paprika over tilapia fillets and very lightly simmer, covered, for 10-15 minutes. Turn off heat.
- Serve with a spoonful of horseradish/mayonnaise mixture on each fillet and a lemon wedge.
I was halfway through marinating the fillets when I discovered I was out of horseradish. I am NEVER out of horseradish. But...I did have some packets of Arby's Horsey Sauce! LOL I figured they were pretty close. The fish was excellent tasting, and melted in our mouths. I'll definitely be making it again with the right sauce.
This was simply wonderful! Easy and quick to prepare, healthy entree that tastes delicious! What more could you ask? I will try this with other fish also, e.g. halibut, cod and turbot.
Lovely flavours in this dish, I used Gurnard fillets as we cant buy Tilapia here. The mayo mix is a perfect addition. Great recipe.