Sea Best tilapia fillets are an excellent introduction to seafood with their mild, palate-friendly flavor and medium texture. Tilapia is ideal for sauces or seasonings, adopting the flavors of the seasonings with which it’s paired.
BAKE OR BROIL
To Thaw: Remove fillets from vacuum wrap. Place fillets in bowl of cool water until completely thawed or place in refrigerator for 24 hours until thawed.
To Bake: Preheat oven to 425°F. Place fillet in lightly oiled shallow baking dish. Season with salt, pepper and butter or margarine.
Bake 6 to 10 minutes per inch of thickness of fillet until it is opaque throughout.
To Broil: Preheat broiler. If desired, season fish with salt, pepper and lemon juice.
Place pan containing fish 4 to 5 inches from heat, and broil 6 to 10 minutes per inch of thickness of fillet. Test flaking at thickest part of fillet.
To Pan Fry: Fry a single layer of fillets in a skillet with hot oil at 350°F until golden brown or until fish flakes easily. Transfer to plate lined with paper towels to drain, and serve immediately.
CAUTION: Contents will be hot. Heating times are approximate. They will vary due to the make, model and temperature calibration of your oven or stove.