Tilapia


Versatile, Mildly Flavored Whitefish with a Moderate Texture

Sea Best tilapia fillets are an excellent introduction to seafood with their mild, palate-friendly flavor and medium texture. Tilapia is ideal for sauces or seasonings, adopting the flavors of the seasonings with which it’s paired.

  • Farm Raised
  • Zero Carbohydrates
  • Naturally Low in Fat
  • Individually Vacuum Packed
  • Individually Quick Frozen
  • Excellent Source of Protein

Cooking Instructions

Bake • Broil • Pan Fry

To Thaw: Remove fillets from vacuum wrap. Place fillets in bowl of cool water until completely thawed or place in refrigerator for 24 hours until thawed.

Simple Preparation Instructions: For best taste and texture, bake or broil tilapia fillets.

Bake:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Place fillet in lightly oiled shallow baking dish.
  2. Season with salt, pepper and butter or margarine.
  3. Bake 6 to 10 minutes per inch of thickness of fillet until it is opaque throughout.

Broil:

  1. Preheat broiler. If desired, season fish with salt, pepper and lemon juice.
  2. Place pan containing fish 4 to 5 inches from heat, and broil 6 to 10 minutes per inch of thickness of fillet.
  3. Test flaking at thickest part of fillet.

Pan Fry:

  1. Fry a single layer of fillets in a skillet with hot oil at 350°F until golden brown or until fish flakes easily.
  2. Transfer to plate lined with paper towels to drain, and serve immediately.

CAUTION: Contents will be hot. Heating times are approximate. They will vary due to the make, model and temperature calibration of your oven or stove.

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In 1974 off Cape Cod, the largest lobster on record was caught: "Big George” weighed 37.4 lbs and was 2.1 ft. long.