Thai chiles add great heat to a spicy garlic oyster sauce mixture, which pairs wonderfully with tilapia. Slideshow:  Fast Fish Recipes 

Todd Porter and Diane Cu
June 2014

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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Rinse and pat dry the tilapia fillets. Season with salt and pepper.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter and then add the tilapia fillets. Cook 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden and cooked through. Remove the fillets from the pan and set aside.

  • In the same pan over medium heat, add the remaining tablespoon of butter and then stir in the garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until soft. Stir in the oyster sauce, water, and chiles. Cook for 1 minute or until heated through. Remove from the heat.

  • Plate the fillets and then spoon the sauce over the fillets. Garnish with cilantro and serve warm.

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