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5 from 3 votes
Tilapia with lemon caper sauce is one of those recipes that you have to try. the sauce gives the fish a extra punch of bold flavors.
Tilapia with lemon caper sauce
Author: Ann
  • 4 fish fillets
  • 2 tablespoon Olive oil Extra Virgin
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 ⁄4 cup butter
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Season the fish lightly with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick fry pan over medium heat, melt the butter with the olive oil. Do no allow butter to brown. Arrange the fish in the pan and cook, turning once, until browned on both sides. The fish should no longer have a pink tint to it, test with a fork approximately 6 to 8 minutes depending on the thickness of the fillet. Remove fish and set aside.
  2. Add the onion cook for about 1 minute and the add in the garlic to the pan and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the lemon juice, increase the heat to medium-high. Allow the sauce thickens slightly. Stir in the cilantro, capers and lemon zest, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the fish to the pan and allow fish to reheat. Serve immediately.