Spicy Louisiana Tilapia Fillets with Sautéed Vegetable Relish

Spicy Louisiana Tilapia Fillets with Sautéed Vegetable Relish Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
Louisiana hot sauce is not as spicy as other hot sauces. Use a hotter sauce if you prefer more heat.

Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 10 minutes


4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 1/4 cup tomato mixture)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 210
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 6 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 35 g
Carbohydrate 4.8 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 93 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 465 mg
Calcium 34 mg


Cooking spray
1 (8-ounce) container refrigerated prechopped tomato, onion, and bell pepper mix
4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
2 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons Louisiana hot sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Add tomato mixture; sauté 2 minutes. Remove from pan.

2. Coat pan and fillets with cooking spray; add fish to pan. Cook 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn fillets over; add tomato mixture to pan, spooning mixture over and around fillets. Cover and cook 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.

3. While fish cooks, combine 2 tablespoons water, hot sauce, thyme, and salt in a small bowl.

4. Carefully remove fish and tomato mixture from pan; place on a serving platter. Reduce heat to medium; add hot sauce mixture and butter to pan. Cook until butter melts. Spoon butter mixture evenly over fish and tomato mixture.


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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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