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Chef Amir's Famous Fish: Tomato Braised Tilapia Recipe


  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)

  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 small red onion, chopped

  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained

  • 3/4 cup chopped roasted sweet red peppers

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

  • 1/4 cup tomato paste

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • Hot cooked pasta, optional


  1. Sprinkle fillets with seasoned salt; drizzle with lemon juice. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Add tomatoes, peppers, broth, tomato paste, garlic powder and oregano; cook and stir 2-3 minutes longer.

  2. Place fillets over tomato mixture; cook, covered, 6-8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. If desired, serve with pasta.

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