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    Tilapia and Tomato Sauce

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    1 hrs

    10 mins

    50 mins

    Irmgard's Note:

    White-fleshed fish and tomatoes just seem to have a natural affinity. This easy recipe is quick enough to serve on a week night and elegant enough to serve for a dinner party.

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    1. 1
      In a shallow Dutch oven, heat 1 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat.
    2. 2
      Fry the onion, garlic, red pepper, oregano, cumin, 1/4 teaspoons each of the salt and pepper, and the hot pepper sauce, stirring often, for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
    3. 3
      Add the tomatoes and bring to a boil.
    4. 4
      Reduce the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until thickened and reduced to about 2 cups.
    5. 5
      Stir in the coriander, orange juice and lime juice.
    6. 6
      Meanwhile, in a non-stick skillet, heat the remaining oil over medium-high heat.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle the fish with the remaining salt and pepper.
    8. 8
      Fry, turning once, in batches and adding more oil if necessary, for 4 minutes or until browned.
    9. 9
      Nestle into the hot sauce and simmer for 4 minutes or until the fish flakes easily when tested.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 27, 2007


      I made some changes since i didnt have all the ingredients such as using basil instead of coriander and a tsp sugar with 2 tblsp lemon juice since i didnt have any oj. the recipe came out really good though.

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    • on March 23, 2007


      Great recipe- easy to make, very tasty and it definitely is going into my "regulars" pile

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    Nutritional Facts for Tilapia and Tomato Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (406 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 275.6
    Calories from Fat 115
    Total Fat 12.8 g
    Saturated Fat 2.2 g
    Cholesterol 62.5 mg
    Sodium 384.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 14.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
    Sugars 8.3 g
    Protein 27.7 g

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