Tilapia for Company

Total Time
5 mins
20 mins

This is an easy yet "fancy" look for tilapia. The original recipe called for 1 1/2 lbs. shrimp instead of fish fillets. I served this w/cheese grits, yellow squash and green salad.

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  1. Cook bacon in large skillet 'til crisp. Approximately 5 minutes. Remove and chop.
  2. Reserve 1 Tbl of bacon grease in skillet.
  3. To hot skillet add olive oil; then fish (two fillets at a time, keeping first two warm).
  4. Cook 2 or 4 minutes. Turn fish after salting and peppering first side.
  5. Fish is done when it can be flaked w/fork.
  6. Add garlic, bacon and mushrooms (if using). Toss to coat.
  7. Add wine and lemon juice.
  8. Return first fillets to skillet.
  9. Add scallions last 20 seconds.
  10. Arrange fillets on a platter or individual plates and spoon sauce, scallions over.