How to properly cook tilapia

Like all fish, tilapia goes beautifully with a lemony butter sauce; add capers to the sauce if your kids are adventurous eaters. Tilapia’s light flavor also goes well with fresh sauces such as Mexican salsa and Italian pesto.

What food goes well with tilapia?

Like all fish, tilapia goes beautifully with a lemony butter sauce; add capers to the sauce if your kids are adventurous eaters. Tilapia’s light flavor also goes well with fresh sauces such as Mexican salsa and Italian pesto.

Why is tilapia so unhealthy?

Recent studies have shown that eating tilapia may actually worsen inflammation in the body. This is because the omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acid ratio is totally off balance. There are much more omega-6s than omega-3s in tilapia.

What are different ways to cook tilapia?

Grilling. Grilling is a healthful way to cook tilapia without adding excess fat or calories. To grill tilapia, turn on the gas grill or light the charcoal grill. Brush each piece of tilapia lightly with olive oil and citrus juice or the marinade of your choice. Brush the grill grates with olive oil and place the fish on the grill over indirect heat.

What to pair with tilapia?

Tilapia feed on the larva of mosquitoes. Fresh tilapia fillets. Black pepper can give tilapia an extra kick. Sauvignon blanc is the best wine to pair with tilapia. Tilapia in a flash-frozen form generally does well to capture the flavor of the fish.

What to eat with tilapia fillet?

Potatoes are great to work with because you can prepare them in so many different ways—plus they’re packed with carbs for energy. Rosemary roasted potatoes are an easy side dish that pair well with baked Tilapia or another white fish like cod.

What goes with tilapia for dinner?

Potatoes are great to work with because you can prepare them in so many different ways—plus they’re packed with carbs for energy. Rosemary roasted potatoes are an easy side dish that pair well with baked Tilapia or another white fish like cod.

What are good side dishes for tilapia?

Stay away from corn when serving tilapia, since farm-raised tilapia often consumes corn as part of its diet. Look for dark, leafy greens to provide a fat-free source of nutrition. You can serve Southern greens, slow cooked in water or a vegetable stock and seasonings, or fresh greens as a side salad.

What sides go well with tilapia?

Rice: Fish and rice go so well together, and sides for tilapia don’t get any better than our fabulous Colorful Rice Pilaf with pomegranate seeds. Try swapping the long grain white rice for brown basmati to bump up the fiber content.