Tilapia Baked in Wine Sauce

February 13, 2006
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Here is a lovely recipe for Tilapia

4 servings


  • ½ cup butter or Margarine
  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped basil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped tarragon
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 4 parsley sprigs


  1. Melt butter in non-stick skillet
  2. Season tilapia with dash of lemon pepper and cook fillets over medium heat until fork tender (about 2 minutes each side)
  3. Remove fish from skillet.
  4. Add herbs to butter and cook for about 1 minute until aromatic. Stir in lemon juice and wine. Plate the tilapia and pour herb sauce over filets.
  5. If you prefer, to bake, season the fish and make the sauce in a skillet. Pour the sauce over the fish and bake it.

Garnish with parsley and lemon slice.

Enjoy and save me a piece!!!

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