Achiote Tilapia (Super Simple)

Recipe by januarybride
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    ounce red achiote paste
  • 2
    teaspoons salad oil
  • 14
    cup orange juice
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1
    lime, juice only
  • 2
    teaspoons apple cider (may sub apple juice)
  • 12
    teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (may sub Jugo Seasoning if you have it)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1
    lb thin tilapia fillet
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix achiote paste together all ingredients down to the salt/pepper.
  • Place fish in a shallow baking dish and pour achiote marinade over top.
  • Cover dish and place in fridge for 2 hours.
  • Remove fish from marinade (discard marinade) and place fish on cookie sheet; let stand at room temp for 15 minutes.
  • Turn oven broiler to high and let heat up for 3-5 minutes.
  • Place fish under the broiler until cooked (it will flake easily and be opaque in color), approx 5-7 minutes depending upon the heat of oven and the thickness of the fish.
  • Serve fillets atop saffron rice or serve in corn torillas for excellent fish tacos.
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