Tilapia in Roasted Pepper Sauce
This Tilapia in Roasted Pepper Sauce is absolutely scrumptious, elegant and worthy of a special occasion. You won't believe how easy it is to make it!
Servings: 4 servings
- 1 lb tilapia fillets
- 3 tbsp butter
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 2 garlic clove
- 6 oz roasted peppers, chopped (see note)
- 6 oz roasted peppers, pureed (see note)
- ¾ cup heavy cream
- ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
- salt and pepper
- chopped parsley to garnish
Melt 2 tbsp. of butter in a large, non-stick skillet and fry the fish for 3-4 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
Season the fish with salt and pepper, remove from the skillet and set aside. To the same pan, add the remaining 1 tbsp of butter and onion and saute for 5 minutes.
Add garlic, chopped and pureed roasted peppers and keep cooking for another 5 minutes.
Add heavy cream and Parmesan cheese. Turn off the heat, stir, and taste if the sauce needs more salt.
Return the fish to the pan and cover with sauce.
Garnish with chopped parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.
NOTE: Home-baked and store-bought roasted peppers will work well in this recipe.
Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2150IU | Vitamin C: 113mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 0.5mg