Friday, January 11, 2008

Parmesan crusted Tilapia

Tilapia, is a fish found in ponds, lakes and rivers. It taste's great when cooked right. Here is a simple recipe which serves 3-4 people.

1# Tilapia fillet
2floz Parmesan cheese grated
1floz softened butter
1.5Tbsp Mayonnaise
1Tbsp Lime juice
1Tbsp Onion chopped
1tsp Pepper ground
1Tbsp Olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Julienne of Fresh Basil (for garnish)

1. Preheat the oven to 350*F.
2. In a small bowl, mix together Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice, season with salt and pepper and finally add the onions.
3. Place the fillet the fresh side up, and apply the mixture to the fillet. Repeat the same on the bottom side.
4. Heat a non-stick sauté pan and place the fish with the presentation side down (flesh side).
5. Sear it just enough to give the fillet a good color.
6. Transfer to a sheet tray and place in the oven for 5 minutes.
7. Once it is cooked, take it out of the oven and drizzle with olive oil and garnish with fresh basil.


Sunil said...

Great - we will try this and let you know...

Sujith said...

Yes surely, I am sure it's going to be great.There are variations of the same recipe by celebrity chefs.