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LOSTLIME SparkPoints: (74,331)
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9/18/12 9:52 A

I love it. I bake it Italian style with fresh tomatoes,garlic,onion and spices.

DPANTON1 SparkPoints: (355)
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9/14/12 10:15 P

i like tila[pia. actually it's great prepared any way but I prefer baking it crusted with herbs and spice. makes a great and appetizing dish.

GHYSLAINE27 SparkPoints: (11,475)
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9/14/12 12:40 P

We love tilapia at our home. My husband is fromn the south so he love grits with fried tilapia. I must admit, I don't like grits, but I enjoy that meal. The great thing about this fish is that you can prepare so many different ways and it doesnt dry out easily...its great for griiling in foil.

ANJELIA1968 SparkPoints: (13,800)
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9/11/12 7:53 A

I buy parmesean crusted tilapia from Gordon's Food Service (GFS) and cook it in the Flavor-Wave. I top it will a little shredded cheese and some salsa. I think it's very good although I don't like many kinds of fish.

JENNILACEY SparkPoints: (76,390)
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9/9/12 5:34 P

lol... I had just read the question and was going to recommend Spark's recipes broiled parmesan tilapia. I LOVE IT! Quick and easy to make and so cheesy. I actually substituted parmesan for light feta and it turned out amazing. I use about 1/4 of the garlic recommended in the recipe though, too garlicy for me.

KBTYLER Posts: 113
9/5/12 7:33 A

Not really

GDANE3 SparkPoints: (87,252)
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9/3/12 5:52 P

Its a nice mild fish, can do quite a bit with it

2009GETINLINE SparkPoints: (15,774)
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8/30/12 3:47 P

I use PAM butter flavor, as it cooks I chop it with onion, s&p. I put it on a slice of bread with ketchup and hot pepper.

HHB4181 SparkPoints: (83,674)
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8/28/12 7:29 P

I think I do. I did try pollock for the first time the other day and really liked it!!

DPDAVIS SparkPoints: (96,269)
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8/27/12 2:23 A

Not really.

XJANA_X3 Posts: 31
8/26/12 4:38 P

I like to bake it in foil pockets with s&p, cilantro, green onion, and quartered cherry tomatoes... tastes good to me...

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SPARKLINGDIETER SparkPoints: (6,628)
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8/22/12 10:06 A

Apple Cider Vinegar - I'll have to try that...

SPARKLINGDIETER SparkPoints: (6,628)
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8/22/12 10:05 A

Love it!! I buy frozen fillets and broil it with a little bit of olive oil and some lemon herb seasoning (and salt/pepper). It is wonderful!

CJOHNSTON2001 SparkPoints: (76,229)
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8/20/12 9:50 P

yes this one of the best for me,I bake or broil/w vegs,also make freezer packs with squash and other vegs and brown or long grain rice,love it,you put on what seasoning you like,and bake,cook the rice first,so good! emoticon emoticon

LINAMARIE64 SparkPoints: (4,612)
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8/20/12 7:50 P

love it... I just spray my pan with a nonstick spray and add the tilapia with some spices of choice depending on mood and add a bunch of veggies, like baby carrots, shredded cabbage, mushrooms, and maybe some fresh spinach cover and cook for like five minutes and its done. fish is flaky and veggies a bit crisp...

PUDINTANE68 Posts: 111
8/12/12 8:54 A

Thanks for the tilapia source post. I knew some of it was bad but I was told not to use farm raised at all and I have not been able to find that. It is good to know I can use US farm raised.

PUDINTANE68 Posts: 111
8/12/12 8:52 A

I love it. I usually bake it in a very small amt of butter and sprinkle a bread crumb/parm cheese mix on top...

EMILYDOODLE Posts: 1,678
8/11/12 10:45 P

yes, we usually grill tilapia with lemon pepper seasoning and lemon.

JKWH72 Posts: 29
7/24/12 11:06 A

i love tilapia. usually baked with lemon and parsley.

JAOTTO SparkPoints: (47,597)
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7/18/12 10:22 A

yes

JAOTTO SparkPoints: (47,597)
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7/14/12 1:54 A

yes

JAOTTO SparkPoints: (47,597)
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7/9/12 8:21 P

yes

LKALYUZHNYY Posts: 335
7/8/12 11:54 A

yes! i love talapia.... i put it in the oven with some appl cider vinegar, lemon pepper and thats it. after 15 minutes its ready and sometimes ill put salsa on it

GDANE3 SparkPoints: (87,252)
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7/3/12 6:13 P

Yes

JAOTTO SparkPoints: (47,597)
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6/27/12 3:25 P

yes

JESTERAAK Posts: 3
6/25/12 1:07 P

A note on Tilapia - if you are choosing your tilapia make sure to get wild tilapia or US Farm Raised if you can. Asian Farm raised tilapia tends to be fed a "fish meal" that is basically ground up bycatch that is very high in heavy metals and all the other nasty stuff that you don't want to be eating.

Edited by: JESTERAAK at: 6/25/2012 (13:15)
BLURIBBONZ Posts: 78
6/25/12 2:52 A

when you cook your fish (I prefer grilling it) try eatting it with pineapple (or mango) salsa! It's easy to make, and the longer you let the salsa sit before you eat it, the better (i'd say like a day). Just chop up pineapple (or mango), diced jalapenos, chop red onion, a little bit of lime juice, some cilantro, and salt n pepper to taste. It's super amazing AND your getting your fruit too ;) I'd only recommend this for white fish though.

LEODORA Posts: 174
6/24/12 12:19 P

Yes, it is great with cajun spices!

MUSOLF6 SparkPoints: (116,593)
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6/21/12 7:00 P

Love tilapia , but I like swai better

SHEILAJ2008 Posts: 163
6/17/12 5:53 P

Not really, I also think it's a bit bland. I prefer salmon.

JNJ300 SparkPoints: (18,049)
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6/16/12 8:10 P

I make a meal out of it with cabbage & veggies - the tilapia is still a bit bland, but eating it with cabbage, I don't mind. It's a 1 pan meal:

- Sautee some onion & garlic in a pan,
- to the same pan, add shredded cabbage, cut up carrots, a few other veggies, and put the lid on for 10 minutes or so until veggies are soft to your liking.
- put a piece of tilapia on top of the cabbage and put the lid back on.

The tilapia us usually done in 2 or 3 minutes, depending on the thickness. I just squeeze a little lemon, salt & pepper on the fish, and have it with a big side of veggies.

SUNRISE14 Posts: 5,216
6/15/12 9:44 A

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MARYSABEAN Posts: 687
6/14/12 6:08 P

Yes. In fact, we are having it for dinner tonight.

THEATH1 Posts: 135
6/13/12 4:54 P

I agree with the blandness. It does need spices.

MIMIWALKING Posts: 4,607
6/11/12 4:00 P


I need my fish to be mild tasting (not fishy). I can always add seasonings.

IMNORAH SparkPoints: (1,071)
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6/11/12 3:56 P

tilapia is very bland to me. i have to add A LOT of seasoning to get it to have any taste. i might check out this recipe though, as it is a pretty cheap fish.

MIMIWALKING Posts: 4,607
6/7/12 11:56 P


I'm not much of a fish person, either. But I do like tilapia, and I especially like halibut (very mild). Yum! Nice broiled.

TLW0805 SparkPoints: (1,257)
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6/6/12 6:25 P

I WANT to like talapia...I haven't found a "healthy" way to fix it that also makes it tasty. I am coming to the realization that I may not be a fish person!

JAOTTO SparkPoints: (47,597)
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6/5/12 11:43 A

yes

ADAM2298 SparkPoints: (39,378)
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6/3/12 8:50 P

We eat it a lot and have fixed a lot of different ways. Easy to fix and use in all kinds of dishes.

JOYCECAIN SparkPoints: (70,593)
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5/29/12 8:20 P

YES I HAVE. I GUESS IT WOULD DEPEND ON WHO FIXED IT.

SHIRLEYJL Posts: 56
5/26/12 10:50 A

I have ate it but a nutritionist I heard said "throw it in the garbage, it eats trash,,may"be that's why it taste muddy. I love grouper and mahi-mahi but they are so expensive,,,,,

SGTMAJD Posts: 2,878
5/24/12 11:03 A

Tilapia is good but I have been eating Swai filets which is about 2-3 dollars cheaper and tastes just as good. Try it if it is available.

EMILYDOODLE Posts: 1,678
5/22/12 3:24 P

i like to grill tilapia with a little lemon pepper seasoning. then add lemon juice and tartar sauce. also if you like tilapia, captain d's has a very good platter with seasoned tilapia. very good.

SWEETHARLEYGAL Posts: 148
5/19/12 11:56 P

I eat tilapia in NSA tomato sauce.

GRAPHICS2 Posts: 3,508
5/18/12 10:08 P

I eat talapia now and then, it's not my favourite, because like you, I also think it has a muddy taste.

MIWOLFF Posts: 394
5/7/12 4:17 P

Broiled Tilapia Parmesan by Racheiloo. Really good.

RIET69 SparkPoints: (47,087)
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5/7/12 11:05 A

Tilapia has a little funky taste that I don't like. It tastes a bit like mud to me. I eat it, but it is not my favorite.

HEALTHY14REAL Posts: 2,509
5/6/12 5:29 P

Which one did you use? There are lots.

MIWOLFF Posts: 394
5/6/12 11:42 A

If you like tilapia or better yet really haven't found the right recipe...check out the spark recipe broiled Parmesan tilapia. Yum!


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