With simple ingredients, you can turn a tilapia fillet into a tasty healthy meal. This sauteed tilapia with bell pepper is very easy and fast to prepare.
Salt and pepper
2 cloves of garlic
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 skinless tilapia fillets (about 1 1/4 pounds), patted dry
2 bell peppers, diced
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
How to prepare
- In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat.
- Season the fish with salt, onion powder and pepper, add to the pan and cook, turning once, until golden-brown or well cooked 5-8 minutes. Set aside in oven to keep warm.
- To the same skillet, add onions and garlic and sauté 1 minute. Add the bell peppers and sauté until softened, 3-5 minutes
- Stir in lemon juice and add salt and pepper to taste. Return fish to pan and stir to coat with sauce and vegetable.