When your family requests some "other fish," let yourselves be tempted by tilapia. A mild white fish, tilapia is rapidly growing in popularity because it is such a versatile seafood. Use tilapia in these easy recipes for chowders, tacos, baked entrees, and casseroles.
Most fish make a wise entree choice for those who trying to keep meals light and healthy. The light flavor and delightfully flaky texture of Tilapia make it the perfect candidate the next time you're in the mood for a meal from the wild blue yonder. Tilapia's mild flavor lets it easily absorb the flavors of a wide variety of seasonings and sauces, which means that whether you're in the mood for a little Cajun spice or a tangy Oriental dish, Tilapia might be just the fish for the job. Tilapia is easy to find and relatively inexpensive, and best of all, it isn't hard to learn how to bake Tilapia, no matter what your culinary skill level.
Try these tilapia patties for a new twist on crab cakes. Served with a farro, pomegranate and broccoli salad, this is one quick and nutritious dinner.
Here's a full-course meal with just five ingredients. Tilapia fillets, green beans, and cherry tomatoes cook in creamy Italian salad dressing while purchased garlic bread toasts in the oven.
Coat tilapia filets with light-as-air panko breadcrumbs and bake or grill for a low-calorie fast food substitute.
With ample protein from the fish and vitamins from the veggies, this dinner dish is clean and lean. Try baby kale in place of the spinach as a delicious variation.
A perfect appetizer recipe that costs just over $2 per serving. The combination of sour cream, chili lime cream and tilapia is ready in under 30 minutes.
$2.08 per serving
While the tilapia bakes in the oven, the rice and vegetable sides come together in minutes in your microwave and steamer.
In less than 15 minutes, you can have this warm curry soup on the table. With protein-packed tilapia and fiber-rich brown rice, it's a complete meal in a bowl.
Fish fillets cooked in a tomato-wine sauce are the main attraction for a healthy 30-minute meal.
Fresh cucumbers seasoned with mint and ginger add a refreshing touch to this surprisingly economical and easy seafood dish.
Peas work well in these mini egg casseroles, but feel free to use any vegetable you have on hand.
Lightly battered tilapia, creamy avocado and crunchy coleslaw join forces in these fresh fish tacos.
In place of flour or breadcrumbs, these tasty fish fillets get their crispy coating from crushed tortilla chips.