Tilapia with Tomato-Herb Pan Sauce Recipe

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Kelly Lowe Modified: March 29, 2022
Tilapia with Tomato-Herb Pan Sauce Recipe

How To Make Tilapia with Tomato-Herb Pan Sauce

Taste the best of summer with this tomato-herb pan sauce. White wine is used to cook down fresh tomatoes seasoned with paprika, oregano, and garlic.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Tilapia:

  • 2tilapia fillets
  • salt and pepper

Tomato-Herb Pan Sauce:

  • 2tbspunsalted butter,softened
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 2tspfresh oregano,minced
  • ½tspsweet paprika
  • salt and pepper
  • 2tspolive oil
  • 12ozcherry tomatoes,(2 cups), or grape tomatoes
  • cupdry white wine,or chicken broth
  • 1tbspfresh parsley,minced

Instructions

  1. Season both sides of the tilapia filets with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, mash together the butter, garlic, oregano, and paprika until evenly mixed. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt 1 tablespoon of the oregano butter with the olive oil. Place the tilapia filets in the skillet and cook 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Transfer to a plate, tent with foil, and set aside.

  4. Increase the heat to high and add the tomatoes to the skillet. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes begin to char and burst.

  5. Add the remaining butter mixture to the pan. Crush the tomatoes slightly to release their juices and continue stirring until the butter is melted.

  6. Add the wine or broth to the pan, scraping the bottom to loosen the browned bits. Cook for 1 minute more until well blended.

  7. Transfer the tilapia to serving plates, and top with the pan sauce. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 330.42kcal
  • Fat: 18.55g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.70g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.94g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.56g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.10g
  • Fiber: 3.32g
  • Sugar: 5.02g
  • Protein: 25.57g
  • Cholesterol: 88.53mg
  • Sodium: 819.91mg
  • Calcium: 70.71mg
  • Potassium: 861.10mg
  • Iron: 2.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 192.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 26.79mg
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