Farm raised Wholey Tilapia tastes very close to flounder or catfish. The meat is sweat, lean, and mild tasting. It’s firm, white and flaky. You can broil, pan fry, steam, poach, grill, bake or braise the fillets for the best tasting Wholey Tilapia fillets.
It is a fresh tasting, non-fishy popular fish served in restaurants. Even people who don’t like fish tend to enjoy tilapia. Wholey Tilapia tastes great with your favorite marinade, sauce or salsa on top. It’s great for fish tacos and lightly breaded and pan fried makes for a delicious fish sandwich!
Wholey Tilapia can also be baked or added to soups and stews. A great choice for those of you eating healthy – tilapia is lean and full of protein – try it on top of a fresh green salad. Heart-healthy tilapia contains Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, Calcium, Potassium, and Niacin.
Tilapia Fillets, Carbon Monoxide (to retain natural color).
Wholey Hawaiian Tilapia
- 1 bag Wholey Tilapia Fillets, thawed
- 1 cup Pineapple Juice
- ½ cup Coconut Milk
- 2 tbsp. Lime Juice
- 1 tbsp. Cornstarch, mixed with 2 tbsp. Pineapple Juice
- ½ cup fresh Pineapple Chunks, optional
- ½ cup fresh Papaya Chunks, optional
- ½ cup fresh Kiwi Chunks, optional
- ¼ cup Coconut Flakes, toasted
Preheat oven to 325F. Lightly spray a baking dish with nonstick spray. Loosely cover with foil. Bake Tilapia until fillets are opaque, about 12 to 15 minutes. In a saucepan, add pineapple juice, lime juice and coconut milk. Bring to a boil. Ass cornstarch mixture, stirring constantly and simmer until thickened. Remove from heat. Serve over warm Tilapia and top with toasted coconut flakes. Add fruit on the side.
BAKE: Preheat oven to 425F. Place fillet in lightly oiled shallow baking dish. Season with salt, pepper, margarine or butter to taste. Bake for approximately 10-12 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
BROIL: Preheat broiler pan. Season fish with salt, pepper or lemon to taste. Place broiler pan containing fish 4 to 5 inches from heat and broil until fish flakes easily with a fork.
FRY: Heat oil to 35oF. Dip fillets in flour or cornmeal. Fry until golden brown, approximately 1-3 minutes per side.
MICROWAVE: Microwave thawed fillets for 4 minutes on high power for each fillet. Cooking time may vary depending on model of microwave.