This Tilapia is grilled hot while it is basted in a lightly flavored marinade.
- 2 pounds/900 g tilapia fillets
- 1 cup/240 mL vegetable oil
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 bell pepper, chopped
- juice of 1 lemon
- 1 tablespoon/15 mL vinegar
- 2 teaspoons/10 mL cayenne or red pepper flakes
- 1 teaspoon/5 mL salt
Combine all ingredients except for the tilapia. Mix well until the salt is dissolved. Place tilapia in a glass dish and cover with marinade. Turn to coat and set aside for 20 minutes. Preheat grill. Pour marinade into a saucepan and bring to a boil, reduce heat and let simmer on low for about 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and let sauce cool.
Grill tilapia fillets over a medium-high heat for about 4 to 5 minutes per side or until the internal temperature at the thickest part of fish reaches between 145-150 degrees F.
Serve by pouring a small amount of the sauce over the tilapia fillets.
|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Total Fat||99 g|
|Saturated Fat||18 g|
|Unsaturated Fat||59 g|
|Dietary Fiber||1 g|