There is a certain level of deliciousness that comes with a grilled Tilapia fish. It is just the perfect one for you and it comes in handy. Especially on days you have impromptu visitors and you want to treat them to something nice.
This article is to take you through step by step procedure of making a perfectly grilled Tilapia in 15 minutes.
Kitchen Tools needed;
- Baking tray/foil
- kitchen bowls
- Paper towel
- Tilapia Fish
- Fresh Rosemary
- Curry Powder
- Crayfish Stock Powder
- Green Chilli
- Red Chilli
- Scotch Bonnet
- Vegetable oil
- Dried Thyme
NOTE: The quantity of ingredients added is dependent on the size of the fish.
To marinate the Fish;
Ensure the fish is neatly cleaned and all scales are removed.
Dry the fish with a paper towel if need be so as to get rid of excess moisture on the fish.
Use a sharp knife to make horizontal openings through the fish on both sides to make the seasoning enter into fish well.
Mix salt and crayfish powder together in a small bowl
Rub it on the fish thoroughly, so that all part of the fish is well seasoned.
Set aside to marinate.
To make your Sauce; (If you have already made sauce stocked up in your freezer, you can skip this process.)
Blend your spring onions, onions, red chilli, green chilli, scotch bonnet, garlic and ginger together to make a paste.
Heat up a pan and add some vegetable oil (depending on how much your paste is)
Pour in the paste and allow to fry for few minutes
Season with curry powder, dried thyme, salt and cray fish powder seasoning.
Stir together and leave to cook for another 5 minutes
When the sauce is cooled down,
Rub it on your marinated fish thoroughly
Stuff some spring onions and fresh thyme in the cavity of fish for more seasoning
Place in a baking tray (In the absence of baking tray, use a foil and place in your oven)
Place Fish in pre-heated oven (high heat) 15 Minutes at 450 degrees Fahrenheit (cooking time depends on the size of the fish)
Your grilled fish is ready…….
You can take your grilled fish with Rice, Potatoes, Chips, Roasted plantain, any you feel like. You could also eat it alone with a chilled glass of any drink of you choice.
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