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Baked Tilapia With Ginger And Cilantro

2012 June 4
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by Alan

Source: thekitchn.com via Brianna on Pinterest

 

Tilapia is a delicious tasting fish as it is very meaty and tasty. With this baked tilapia with ginger and cilantro you will get an extremely flavorful dish as the ginger brings an oriental flavor and the cilantro ads a little Mexican hint to the fish.

Here is a list of ingredients below with basic instructions:

Ingredients:

1 pound domestically farmed tilapia fillets
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
3 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
1 inch fresh ginger, grated, about 1 tablespoon
1 jalapeño pepper, roughly chopped (optional)
1/3 cup roughly chopped cilantro leaves
1/4 cup white wine
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
Scallions, chopped for garnish
Extra cilantro, to garnish

Instructions:

Heat the oven to 475°F. Pat the fish dry, season lightly with salt and pepper, and lay in a 9×9-inch or 8×8-inch ceramic or glass baking dish.

Put the garlic, grated ginger, chopped jalapeño, and cilantro in a small food processor with the white wine, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Whir until blended. (Alternately, you can finely chop or mash the aromatics in a mortar and pestle, then whisk together with the liquid ingredients.)

Pour the sauce over the fish, rubbing it in a little. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily and is cooked through. It will be very moist and even a little gelatinous, still.

To read the full story on this recipe and see some more pictures of the preparation steps visit theKitchn.com

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