Tilapia Fines Herbes

I make up recipes according to what tastes and looks good. Fines Herbs is a wonderful partner with light tasting fish. I use Tilapia a lot, and made this recipe up for fun.

Yield: 4

Featured Ingredients

Fines herbes is mixture of French chervil, chives, parsley, and French tarragon. It has a delicate, pleasant flavor that won’t overpower... Size Options
$4.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 0.4 oz)

Tilapia Fines Herbes Recipe

  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 4-6 Tilapia filets (or other white fish)
  • 2 Tablespoons Fines Herbes
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • flour, to coat
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 small lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Fines Herbes
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
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Preparation Instructions

Put the olive oil and butter in a non-stick pan on medium heat. Sprinkle the Fines Herbes, salt and pepper on the fish. Lightly dust with flour and shake off excess.

Saute about 2 minutes on each side, or until golden. Remove the filets to a warm plate.

Mix the melted butter and the rest of the remaining ingredients. Pour melted butter mixture over the fish and serve.

Yield: 4
Helpful Hints

This dish is good with hot French bread and a salad.

To keep fish warm while preparing other food, put in a 200 degree oven, lightly tented with foil.

I use a microplane to zest the lemon and grate the garlic.

You can use any fish you like that sautes well and is light in flavor.


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