Spicy Baked Tilapia and Tomatoes

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sauté the onion in olive oil until lightly brown.
  • Add garlic and sauté for a minute longer, then scoop out and set aside.
  • Pat fish dry, then sprinkle with lemon juice and salt (optional) on one side. Lightly sprinkle with bread crumbs on that side for a light coating.
  • Place fish in the hot pan breading side down and repeat the sprinkle with lemon juice, salt, and bread crumbs for the top side.
  • Fry fish over medium-high heat till done through, about 10 minutes, flipping once. remove fish and set aside in a baking dish.
  • Add onions, garlic, crushed tomatoes, and Mexican tomato sauce to pan and heat over medium heat. Be sure to scrape all the leftovers from frying into the sauce by scraping/stirring.
  • Pour the cooked sauce over the fish in the baking dish to cover completely and bake in the oven at 350° for about 20 minutes.
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