Healthy Tilapia Lettuce Wraps

A sweet Asian-inspired sauce lends the tilapia loads of sweet and savory flavor, while the butter lettuce wraps add crunch and texture.

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  • Servings: 2 to 3

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  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, finely minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • Three 5-ounce tilapia fillets
  • 4 butter lettuce leaves

How to make this recipe

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, ketchup, soy sauce, sesame oil, vegetable oil, ginger and half of the minced garlic.

  2. In a medium frying pan, heat the extra-virgin olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onion and cook 5 minutes, until it starts to brown. Add the tilapia to the pan, and pour the sauce over top. Cook for 6 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily. When the tilapia is cooked through, break it into small pieces with a wooden spoon.

  3. Divide the tilapia between the butter lettuce leaves and wrap the lettuce around the fish taco-style.

Contributed By Photo © Kristen Stevens Published July 2014

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