The combination of lime and basil really adds flavor to the Tilapia. Make a little more sauce if you can.
Can either be eaten along with grilled vegetables or sliced and served in tacos.
Prep Time: 15 minutes, Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Yield: Serves 4
- 4 tilapia fillets (about 1 pound)
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- zest of 2 limes
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil, minced
- 2 teaspoons bourbon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- pepper to taste
Combine all ingredients except for the tilapia fillets in a resealable plastic bag. Turn to mix and add tilapia fillets. Seal and refrigerator for 30 minutes. Preheat grill. Pour marinade into a saucepan. Bring marinade to a low boil and remove from heat. Grill tilapia fillets for about 3 minutes per side over a high heat. When fish turns opaque remove from grill and serve with a few spoonfuls of marinade drizzled over top.
Recipe Origin: No clue. We’ve made it several times, and it’s good.