Ginger Orange Tilapia

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup orange juice
  • 1
    teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1
    teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1
    teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4
    tilapia fillets
  • flour, seasoned with
  • salt and pepper
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • green onion, thinly sliced for garnish
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DIRECTIONS

  • To prepare the marinade, in a small bowl, whisk together orange juice and peeled garlic, ginger and oil.
  • Place the fillets in a shallow dish and cover with the marinade for 20-30 minutes.
  • Remove the tilapia from the marinade and reserve it.
  • Dredge the fillets in seasoned flour to coat shaking off excess.
  • Heat 2 tbs oil in a large saute pan over medium high heat and add tilapia and cook until lightly golden 3-4 minutes per side and then remove from the pan.
  • Add remaining marinade to the pan bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute, reduce heat and simmer until it has a glaze consistency, 3-4 minutes.
  • Pour the sauce over the tilapia and garnish with green onions.
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