Pan-Fried Tilapia with Garlic and Ginger

Pan-fried Tilapia with garlic and ginger

This pan-fried Tilapia dish may look plain, but the sauce—made with ginger, garlic, white wine vinegar and chili—easily makes up for it. You’re gonna want to make extra, guaranteed.

Pan-Fried Tilapia with Garlic and Ginger

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 601 kcal


  • 4 Regal Springs Tilapia fillets
  • ½ cup fresh ginger chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 chili pepper chopped
  • 2 limes cute into wedges
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups basmati rice


  1. Cook the rice as usual.

  2. Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender, mix the ginger, garlic, green onions, olive oil, vinegar and chili pepper.

  3. Rinse Tilapia in water and pat dry with a paper towel. Liberally cover each side of the fish with the garlic-ginger sauce.

  4. Add olive oil to a fry pan over medium-high heat. Sauté Tilapia until cooked, roughly 3-4 minutes per side.

  5. Spoon equal portions of rice onto four large plates. Top each with one Tilapia fillet. Garnish with lime wedges and a small dollop of garlic-ginger sauce.

Recipe Notes

Calories are per serving.

Hungry for more? Try our Oven-Roasted Tilapia and Vegetables or consult our store locator to find your nearest Tilapia retailer.