This is a very easy and simple recipe for tilapia. It is tasty and the fish comes out very tender and juicy…not to mention that it is very healthy.

Ingredients:

2 filets of Tilapia
1 tablespoon ginger (finely stripes)
1 ½ tablespoon cooking wine
¾ cup of fresh shiitake mushroom sliced
½ cup green onion finely chopped
½ cup cilantro chopped
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 teaspoon honey
Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Lay the filets on a steam safedish, sprinkle the filet with the 1 tablespoon of cooking wine, top it with the ginger, salt and pepper, mushrooms and the green onion.

Steam the fish for approximately 10 minutes. In the mean time mix the soy sauce, honey, remaining cooking wine and sesame oil.

Remove the liquid that is formed during the cooking. Gently add the cilantro and the soy sauce mix. Steam for another 2 minutes.

Serve it hot.

Curiosity Corner Jan 2013
Did you know that tilapia is the third most important fish in the aquafarming? Aquafarming is a name given to a process of fish culture under control conditions. Interestingly tilapias have low levels of mercury due to its quick growth, short life, and a vegetarian diet.

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