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Broiled India Style Tilapia

Tilapia fillets coated in a mixture of yogurt and Indian spices then broiled in the oven and served with a green chutney.

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Broiled India Style Tilapia

Servings: 4
Total Time: 30 minutes
Recipe by: Rae


1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 cup chopped mint leaves
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1 serrano pepper, remove seeds, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tsp chopped ginger
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 TBSP minced garlic
1 TBSP minced ginger
1 TBSP ground cumin
1.5 tsp ground coriander
1.5 tsp garam masala
1 tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp smoked paprika
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt
1 pound tilapia fillets
Lemon Slices
Chopped Cilantro


1.  To make the Green Chutney, place all the Chutney ingredients into a dish and stir together.  Let sit for 15 minutes then blend in a blender, blend until it becomes a thick paste.  Transfer to a serving dish and set in the refrigerator.

2. Put the garlic and ginger in a mortar & pestle and grind into a paste then transfer to a bowl. Add the cumin, coriander, garam masala, turmeric, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt and stir until well combined.  Stir in the lemon juice and yogurt.

3. Place the fish in a shallow dish and coat well on both sides with the spice mixture.

4.  Set the broiler to HIGH and adjust the rack to its highest position.  Line a baking sheet with foil and place the fish in a single layer on to the foil.  Place the fish under the broiler for about 8-12 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and well browned on top.

5.  Place the fish on a serving platter and top with lemon slices and chopped cilantro.  Serve with the green chutney.

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