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Saturday, January 29, 2022

Pan Fried Tilapia Recipe

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This delicious tilapia can be Ready in just 15 minutes, Pan-fried Tilapia delivers on flavor and FAST! I always love to serve my tilapia with my spices shrimp rice you can find the recipe on the blog and the best middle eastern (Palestinian )salad.


Tilapia is such a thin fish, that by the time a good sear is achieved on both sides of your fish fillet, your fish should be cooked perfectly.

How to Make Pan Fried Tilapia within 15 Minutes only?

Pan Fried Tilapia Recipe
Servings For : 2 – 3 People Prep Time : 15 Minutes


3 tilapia filets

1 cup all-purpose

flour 1 tablespoons

garlic powder 1/2 teaspoons

ground cumin 1/2 teaspoons

chili powder 1/2 tablespoons

paprika 1/2 tablespoons

Kosher salt 1/2 tablespoons

black pepper

2 fresh garlic Parsley for serving For the Middle Eastern (Palestinian ) salad:

1 chopped cucumber

1 chopped tomato

1/2 jalapeño

onion 1 small

1 cloves garlic

1 lemon Salt to taste

3 tablespoons tahini

1 tablespoons Olive oil

You need to chop all the ingredients and place them together on a plate add lemon juice, salt, and tahini top with olive oil.

I always made my tahini sauce on the side It’s 2 tahini 1/2 lemon juice salt and 3-4 tablespoons water. Mix all together then add some chopped parsley.

And nothing goes wrong with some Asparagus, in a pan add some olive oil with butter add your asparagus add some salt and garlic cook it for5 minutes, and then add some lemon juice.

See More : Grilled tilapia with Sahar (20 Minutes recipe)


Step 1:-

Defrost your fish fillets in a bowl of cold water for 20-30 minutes or overnight in the refrigerator.

Step 2:-

Pat dry your defrosted tilapia fillet (to absorb moisture that may cause your grease to splatter

Step 3:-

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, and cumin. Whisk to combine

Step 4:-

For more flavor season the tilapia filets with salt and black pepper paprika garlic w, then dip each tilapia in flour mixture, shaking off any excess flour. Place on a clean plate.

Step 5;-

In a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add the tilapia and cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, until the crust is golden and the fish flakes easily with a fork. Repeat with remaining filets. If you have more than 3.

Step 6:-

Squeeze the juice of one lime over fish add the fresh garlic and the chopped parsley in a pan and let fish continue to cook for 2-3 minutes or cooked through and opaque and flaky.


Keep in mind to NOT overcrowd the pan, if your nonstick skillet is on the smaller side, cook the tilapia in batches.

Pan Fried Tilapia

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