Asian-Inspired Tilapia

Fish is a staple in Asian cuisine, however, the forms of fish featured in these recipes can be very high priced, lack crucial nutrients, such as protein and calcium, and be too wealthy for the average foodie. Thankfully, folks who experience Asian cuisine, however, want something a touch different can experience some of the Asian-inspired Tilapia dishes. The following recipes are certain to go away you wanting greater whilst being excellent for you and your pockets.

Asian-Inspired Tilapia

Asian-Inspired Tilapia


  • 2-3 lbs Tilapia fillets (about 6-8 pieces)

  • 5 tbsp soy sauce

  • 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1 tbsp sake

  • 1 tbsp finely grated ginger

  • 1 tbsp finely grated garlic

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped scallions

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped cilantro

  • Thinly sliced scallion and cilantro sprigs for garnish

  • Salt and pepper


  1. Before preheating your oven to 500 degrees, move the rack to the very top. Line a broiling pan or a flat baking sheet with aluminum foil. Then start the preheating process.

  2. Mix together soy sauce, lime juice, sugar, vegetable oil, sake, ginger, garlic, scallions, cilantro in a small bowl and set aside.

  3. Layout a cookie sheet and place fillets on it. Very lightly season each piece with a dash of salt and pepper. Evenly drizzle 1 tablespoon of the sauce made earlier onto each fillet. The rest of the sauce will be used later.  Cook in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the inside of the fish is white and you can not see through it.

  4. Lightly pour the rest of the sauce over the fish and garnish with scallions and cilantro. Serve with hot rice.

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