Tilapia with Garlic Cream Sauce

Tilapia fillets are lightly floured and pan fried, then topped with a flavorful garlic and herb cream sauce. I served mine with a side of steamed broccoli.

Tilapia with Garlic Cream Sauce

Serves: 4

  • 4 tilapia filets
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 c. dry white wine
  • 1/3 c. heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4-5 tbsp. flour
  • salt & pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees. 
  2. Season 4 tbsp. flour with salt and pepper and lightly bread tilapia fillets. 
  3. Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil and 1 tbsp. butter in a pan over medium high heat. Add tilapia fillets and cook 3-4 min aside, until lightly browned and cooked through. 
  4. Remove fillets to a plate and place in preheated oven to keep warm. 
  5. In same pan, add last tbsp. olive oil and minced garlic. Sauté garlic until lightly browned. Whisk in 1-2 tsp.  flour for thickness.
  6. Add white wine to pan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until wine reduces by half. 
  7. Turn off heat and whisk in cream. Add herbs and season Sauce with salt and pepper. 
  8. Place tilapia filet on plate and serve cream sauce over top.

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