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Orange-Ginger Baked Whole Tilapia


Tilapia is an excellent fish for grilling. If you've never tried
grilling a whole fish, you really should take a crack at this recipe. It is
certain to impress.

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  • 4 whole small tilapia, boned
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander (cilantro), chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange rind
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons ginger root, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste



Step 1

1. In a small bowl combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, with orange rind, orange
juice, ginger root and 1/4 cup coriander. Season with salt and pepper. Spray
4 large pieces of aluminum foil with cooking spray and place one fish in the
center of each. Divide orange mixture in 4ths and spoon into the body of
each fish. Add 2 slices of the orange inside the fish. Wrap tightly and
place on preheated grill. Grill over medium heat for about 30 minutes or
until fish is done. Meanwhile combine yogurt, mayonnaise, lime juice,
remaining olive oil and remaining coriander in a bowl. When fish are done
remove from grill and unwrap. Be careful of the hot steam. Place on plate
and pour 1/4th of the sauce over each fish.

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