Pan Seared Tilapia with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil


Pan Seared Tilapia with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil




For an easy, fresh meal, pair quick pan seared tilapia fillets with a little garlic, white wine, and cherry tomatoes, finishing with some chopped basil.Recipe: Pan Seared Tilapia with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil






TOTAL TIME: 0:20
SERVES: 2


INGREDIENTS


2 tilapia fillets
kosher or sea salt
Fresh cracked black pepper
2 tbsp. unsalted butter
2 clove garlic
½ c. dry white wine
½ lb. cherry tomatoes
½ tsp. kosher or sea salt
½ c. chopped fresh basil


DIRECTIONS


1-Rinse and pat dry the tilapia fillets. Season with salt and pepper.

2- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter and then add the tilapia fillets. Cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden and cooked through. Remove the fillets from the pan and set aside.

3- In the same pan over medium heat, add the remaining tablespoon of butter and then stir in the garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until soft.

4- Pour in the wine and salt, and increase the heat to high. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the wine is reduced in half. Stir in the tomatoes and cook for 1 minute more.

5- Plate the tilapia and spoon the tomato/wine mixture over the fillets. Garnish with the basil.




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