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Tilapia with Jalapeņo Lime Oil Recipe

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This recipe for Tilapia with Jalapeņo Lime Oil, by , is from The Dimiceli Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Judith Dimiceli
Added: Monday, November 24, 2008


3/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 6 ounces tilapia fillets
1 teaspoon lime zest
1/2 teaspoon lime juice
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeņo, seeded and finely chopped
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well
Rub evenly over fish
Cover and chill 10 minutes
While fish chills, combine lime zest and lime juice in a small bowl; set aside
Combine garlic and jalapeņo in another small bowl; set aside
Heat oil in large, nonstick skillet over high heat
Add fish; cook 6 minutes, turning often or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork and is brown on all sides
Place fish on serving platter
Reduce heat to medium-high and saute' garlic mixture 30 sec
Add lime juice mixture to garlic mixture; remove from heat
Pour over fish
Serve immediately




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