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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Creamy Coconut Lime Tilapia Recipe / Fish Fillets In Coconut Lime Sauce

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Creamy Coconut Lime Tilapia
Ingredients
Thick coconut milk - 250 ml
( I used tinned coconut milk)
Fish sauce - 1 tsp
Red chilly paste - 2 tsp
Lime juice - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Brown sugar - 1 tsp
Grated ginger - 1 tsp heaped
Grated garlic - 6
Grated lemongrass - 1 tsp
Grated lemon zest - 1/2 tsp
Chopped spring onions - 1 tbsp
Sliced jalapeno chilly - 1 small
Tilapia fish fillets - 1 large fillet cut into  6 small pieces
( wash and marinate with some salt ,pepper powder and 1/8 tsp of turmeric powder for 10 minutes)
Coconut oil - 1 & 1/2 tbsp



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Creamy Coconut Lime Tilapia
Method
Heat some coconut oil in a pan and place the marinated fillets and fry till colour changes to light brown on all sides,remove to a plate.
In the same pan add remaining oil and saute ginger,garlic,lemongrass and chillies till raw smell as disappeared.
Add the brown sugar,fish sauce and chilly paste saute for a minute and pour the coconut milk.
Check for salt and simmer for 2 minutes and add the fried fish and lemon zest cook for a minute and switch off the stove.
Lastly pour the lemon juice and garnish with spring onions.
Best served with sticky rice.


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