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Tilapia with Chili-Lime Butter April 8, 2013

Filed under: Main Dishes — alittlemoreofeach @ 8:26 pm
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From the St. Petersburg Times, June 2004



6 (6 oz) pieces skinless tilapia fillet

½ tsp salt

2 Tbl vegetable oil


For the Chili-Lime butter, stir together in a bowl:

½ stick unsalted butter, softened

1 Tbl finely chopped shallot

1 tsp finely grated fresh lime zest

1 tsp minced serrano chili

½ tsp salt



Heat one Tbl oil in a skillet over moderately high heat until just smoking, then sauté three pieces of fish, turning over once with a spatula until golden and just cooked through, four to fie minutes total, and transfer to a plate. Sauté remaining three pieces of fish with the remaining oil in the same manner. Serve with a dollop of chili lime butter.




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