Orange Tilapia

Lesley Baradel
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Orange Tilapia

Orange juice makes a great marinade and sauce for baking tilapia fillets while panko crumbs add some toasty crunch.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinate Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Course Seafood
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 339 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1 1/2 cups + 3 Tbsp orange juice divided
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic minced (about 2 cloves)
  • 1 Tbsp dried basil

Instructions
 

  • Pour 1 1/2 cups orange juice into a resealable plastic bag. Add tilapia fillets to bag, seal the bag, and let marinate for 3 hours or up to 12 hours.
  • Preheat oven 400°F. Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the softened butter, panko crumbs, 3 tablespoons of orange juice, garlic, and basil together until well combined.
  • Remove tilapia from the orange juice marinade and shake off excess liquid. Arrange the tilapia in prepared baking dish. Pour 1/2 cup of the marinade into the dish and discard the rest.
  • Spread panko crumb mixture over the top of the fillets. Bake in oven for about 15 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

Notes

Chef’s Note: If you like your fish to have a bit of brown on top, put it under the broiler for 2-3 minutes but make sure you watch it because it can burn quickly.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 339kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 32gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 84mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9g
Keyword orange juice, tilapia
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