Tilapia With Chili Lime Butter

servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 8 Min

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  • 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1 tbsp finely minced shallot
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated lime zest
  • 2 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp fresh minced Thai or Serrano chili, including seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tilapia fillets, seasoned on both sides with salt and pepper
  • 1 cup flour, seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


In small bowl mix together butter, shallot, lime zest and juice, chili and salt. Refrigerate until ready to use. Coat the seasoned fish in flour and pan-fry in hot oil. Serve fish with chili butter.

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