16 Ways to Make Tilapia the Star of Your Meal
During these hot and sweltering summer months, you crave certain things: Popsicles, lemonade and light refreshing dinners. Enter tilapia. High in good-for-you omega-3s and full of lean protein, it’s choice for a healthy meal. It’s also delicate and not overly “fishy” making it versatile enough to take on any flavors you throw at it. Asian? Check! Italian? No Problem! And if you needed more reasons, it’s super easy and quick to make! So whether you decide to blacken, bake, fry or steam, you can appeal to everyone’s palate with these 16 easy tilapia recipes.
This seafood stew looks so hearty and delicious, we want to grab a big spoon and dig into it RIGHT NOW! (via Food Network)
Indulge in two of your favorite childhood treats at once with this fish-stick and tater tot combo. And while this may look rich and heavy, these little bites are actually baked (using a cake pop machine — genius!) and not fried. (via 24/7 Low Carb Diner)
Take a trip to the tropics with this Thai-inspired coconut curry tilapia. Packed with ginger, cilantro, cumin and other delicious spices, this curry is reminiscent of island living. (via Windy Kitchen)
One of the easiest ways to cook tilapia while imparting huge flavors is to blacken it. Cover it in spices and simply pan-fry. (via Skinny Kitchen)
En papillote means “in parchment” and is a great way to cook all kinds of fish and chicken. But don’t let the fancy name fool you, this dish is super easy to make and bound to impress people with your French cooking skills. (via Cook Smarts)
As much as we don’t like to admit it, McDonalds Filet o’ Fish was the BOMB growing up. Recreate a childhood favorite with this fish burger topped with matchstick fries (we also may start topping all our burgers with fries from now on!). (via I am a Food Blog)