Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 tilapia fillets (about 5 ounces each)
  • 1 habanero pepper, seeded, deveined (use gloves) or scotch bonnet pepper if available
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts
  • 1 pound asparagus spears
  • Zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 2 teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Butter
How to cook Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables:
  • Rinse and dry and pat tilapia fillets. Place fillets in a large flat dish. Mix seasoning blend, reserve 2 teaspoons for vegetables and set aside.
  • Pour a couple of tablespoons of olive oil over both sides of fillets, rub in gently. Season fish with seasoning blend on both sides.
  • Top fish with chopped habanero, parsley, lemon zest and juice. Mix fish well. You can marinate the fish in the refrigerator for 30 minutes if desired.
  • Preheat oven to broil.
  • Slice Brussels sprouts in half and cut off hard steam bottoms on asparagus. Place on a baking sheet and add about 2 tablespoonful of olive oil, mix well.
  • Add remaining seasonings and toss to coat. Broil vegetables for about 15 minutes until nice and golden.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat with a couple tablespoons of olive oil. Add fish and cook for 6 minutes.
  • Place fish under broiler for about 3-4 minutes. Remove from oven, baste with pan juices before serving.
  • Serve the fried tilapia fillets with cooked vegetables and steamed plain rice.
Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables recipe
Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables recipe
Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables recipe
Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables recipe
Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables recipe

Note(s):

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins

The Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables recipe very simple to cook and very tasty too!


This recipe for Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables serves/makes: 4 servings

The Hot and Spicy Fried Tilapia with Vegetables recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Tilapia (more Tilapia recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Creole (more Creole recipes)

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