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Tilapia With Cilantro Cream Sauce

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Tilapia with Cilantro Cream

Tilapia with Cilantro Cream

Diana Rattray
This mouthwatering tilapia is easy to prepare and serve with a tasty green onion and cilantro cream sauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds tilapia fillets
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat; sauté the garlic and onion for 1 to 2 minutes. Add cream and bring to a simmer. Simmer for about 3 to 4 minutes to reduce slightly. Stir in cilantro, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for about 1 minute longer. Set aside or refrigerate until nearly serving time.

Heat oven to 375°.

Line a baking pan with foil; spray with nonstick cooking spray. Brush fillets lightly with butter; arrange in the baking pan. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Bake the fish for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the tilapia is cooked through. Warm the sauce up and drizzle a little over each serving of fish.
Serves 4.


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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
, Member mocasta

This was verygood! Very easy to make . I made some adjustments due to not having some of the ingredients but still just as good. I used sweet onions instead of the green onions and used milk with some cornstarch to make it creamy. The sweet onions gave it a very sweet taste. :-)

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