August 30, 2010

Baked Tilapia with White Wine & Herbs

  • 2 fresh Tilapia fillets, approximately 8-10oz each
  • 150ml (1/4pint) medium white wine
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons freshly chopped mixed herbs
  • 6 salad onions, diagonally sliced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2oz butter
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour, blended with a little cold water
  • 2 tablespoons creme fraiche

  • Arrange the Tilapia side by side in a lightly oiled roasting tin or ovenproof dish.
  • Pour over the wine, then sprinkle over the chopped garlic, most of the herbs, the salad onions and seasoning to taste. Place half the butter on each fish.
  • Cover with a sheet of lightly oiled foil, seal in the fish then bake in a preheated oven 350F, for 30-35 minutes.
  • Transfer the Tilapia to a serving dish and keep warm. Pour the juices into a pan, stir in the blended cornflour and simmer for 2 minutes. Stir in the creme fraiche, pour over and serve immediately, sprinkled with the remaining herbs.
  • Cooking Time: Approximately 35 minutes Serves: 2 

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