How to grill tilapia in oven | Simple and easy recipe

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Oven baked tilapia

I get many requests from my fish lover fans and friends that how to grill tilapia in oven? I try to describe simple and easy recipe to grill tilapia. Hope you will try the recipe at home and enjoy the grilled tilapia.

Benefits of Tilapia

Tilapia is an affordable fish. People love tilapia since it is generally reasonable and it has mild-flavored, doesn’t taste fishy. It is the fourth most usually devoured sort of fish in the United States.

Tilapia is a lean source of protein that is loaded with different nutrients and minerals.

Tilapia contains considerably less omega-3 than other fish like salmon. Its omega-6 to omega-3 proportion is higher than other fish and may add to aggravation in the body.

Picking tilapia from a dependable source can lessen the dangers to wellbeing. Purchasers can search for the nation of birthplace or the Ocean Wise image to check the wellspring of their fish.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lists tilapia as one of the best options for pregnant or breastfeeding women and children above the age of two years. This is because of its low mercury and contaminant content.

Preparation time55 minutes
Cooking time50 minutes
Total time1 hour 45 minutes
Servings4

Ingredients of how to grill tilapia in oven

  • 1.5 kg tilapia fish
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  •  2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 3 tbsp yogurt

Process for how to grill tilapia in oven

Step 1

Select fresh and large size (approximately above 700gm per piece) of tilapia for this recipe. The small size of tilapia is not perfect for the grill. Cut and clean very well the inside of fish. Stripe the fish on both sides. First, wash with fresh water.  Add 2 tbsp lemon juice and salt to the fish and apply both sides of the fish. Keep it for 30 minutes. Then wash the fishes with fresh water.

Step 2

Take a bowl and put yogurt, lemon juice, ginger paste, garlic paste, chili powder, soya sauce, fish sauce, coriander powder, cumin powder, oil, salt, and basil to the bowl. Mix gently and apply the mixture to both sides of fish. Keep it for 45 minutes to one hour.

Step 3

Preheat an oven at 200°c for 10 minutes. Brush the tray, put the tilapia fish on the tray. Bake it for 50 minutes at 160°c. Turn over the fish after 30 minutes. Bake both sides until the fish is fork tender and golden brown.

Serve the grilled tilapia as the main dish with salad and sauce. You can serve the grilled tilapia as a side dish with naan, rice, or bread.

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