Pan Roasted Tilapia with Zesty Tomatillo Salsa

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb tomatillos
  • 0.5 cup onion finely chopped
  • 2 no chilli finely chopped
  • 3 clove garlic minced
  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 0.25 no cilantro leaves chopped
  • 4 no tilapia fillets patted dry with a paper towel (any inexpensive white fish can be used)

Directions :

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 °F.

To make the tomatillo salsa:

  1. To prepare the tomatillos, peel back the husk from the smooth green tomatillo Rinse the tomatillos with warm water and cut into quarters.
  2. Place the husked tomatillos, onion, chilies, garlic, and 1 teaspoon oil in the baking pan, stir well and transfer to the Roast about 20 minutes until the tomatillos are soft and dark green. Set aside to cool.
  3. Transfer the mixture to the blender; add the salt, lime juice, and cilantro and

To cook the tilapia:

  1. Place a skillet on the stove over high heat and when it is hot, carefully add 2 teaspoons of Put the tilapia fillets in the pan. Cook about 2–3 minutes on each side, until golden brown on both sides.
  2. Transfer the tilapia to the serving plate and top with generous amounts of Serve right away.

Serves 4


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