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Poached Tilapia Recipe Video
|Olive oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Shallots||1 Medium, finely chopped|
|White wine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Clam juice||1 Bottle (1 l)|
|Tilapia fish||1 Pound|
|Gourmet garden basil paste||1 Tablespoon|
|Tomato||1 Medium, dice|
|Salt||1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)|
|Pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)|
|Lemon juice||1⁄2 Teaspoon (5 drops)|
Calories 496 Calories from Fat 156
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18 g27.1%
Saturated Fat 6.6 g33.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 129.5 mg
Sodium 2789.4 mg116.2%
Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.78 g3.1%
Sugars 4.7 g
Protein 52 g104.9%
Vitamin A 24.8% Vitamin C 108.2%
Calcium 12.5% Iron 10.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. Place a skillet over medium heat and pour olive oil in it. Spread it all around.
2. Throw chopped shallots in it, and let it to sweat. You must not brown shallots.
3. Remove skillet from heat and add white wine to it. Return it to medium high heat.
4. Pour clam juice in it. When simmer returns insert tilapia to skillet. Turn the heat to slow simmer, keep a watch and poach tilapia for about 8 minutes. Remove and allow it to rest on a plate.
5. For sauce, turn the heat to medium high and reduce the liquid. When the liquid reduces to 2/3rd, add basil paste to it. Whisk.
6. Stir in some butter and diced tomato. Season with salt, pepper and lime juice.
7. Serve tilapia hot with sauce and lemon wedge garnish.