Searing tilapia in a mixture of butter, brandy and garlic provides an incredibly flavorful, tender fillet, which goes great with roasted potatoes. Plus:  More Fish Recipes 

Todd Porter and Diane Cu
August 2014

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Recipe Summary

total:
1 hr
Yield:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 400°. Line a baking pan with parchment paper. On the lined pan, toss together the potatoes and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, and then spread into an even layer.

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  • Roast for 20 minutes, turn the potatoes, and continue roasting for 15-20 minutes, or until the potatoes are golden and crisped.

  • After the potatoes are halfway cooked, begin the tilapia and sauce. Rinse and pat dry the tilapia fillets. Season with salt and pepper.

  • After the potatoes are halfway cooked, begin the tilapia and sauce. Rinse and pat dry the tilapia fillets. Season with salt and pepper.

  • In the same pan over medium heat, add the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter and then stir in the garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until soft.

  • Stir in the brandy and red onion, and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat, stir in the parsley and season with salt.

  • Plate the tilapia and potatoes together and then spoon the sauce over both. Serve warm.