Skip to main content

Baked Tilapia with Mint Mayo Marinade


Baked Tilapia with Mint Mayo Marinade

This is a simple baked fish with lemon and herb blend as seasoning along with a spread of mayo.Mayonnaise used in this recipe is flavored with minced garlic and mint.The fish I have used here is  Tilapia and is a perfect fish for baking.I tried the same recipe with trout and catfish. But this one is my favorite.If you do not like lemon mint flavor you can try other herbs like parsley or thyme.

Ingredients
Tilapia fillets-2
Lemon Pepper seasoning- 1/3 tsp
( it is a combination of lemon,pepper, celery seeds and garlic)
Chilly powder- 1/3 tsp
Salt to taste
All Purpose flour-1/3 cup
(to coat the fish)

Fresh mint leaves chopped- 2 tsp
Garlic paste- 2 clove
Mayonnaise - 2 tsp
lemon zest- a pinch



Wash and clean tilapia fillets. Wipe off the extra moisture. Drizzle a few drops of oil on the fish and rub it on top of the fish.Mix lemon pepper seasoning, chilly powder and salt and rub on the fish. Allow the fish to marinate for five minutes.In a plate spread flour and coat both sides of fish with flour.

Pre heat oven to 350 degree. Grease baking dish with a few drops of oil. Place the marinated fish leaving a little space between the two. Meanwhile whisk mayonnaise, garlic, lemon zest and chopped mint. Spread a thin layer of this mixture on top of the fish. Bake for 15 minutes till the crust changes color and the fish flakes with a fork and is opaque.

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy

Comments

  1. Super delicious and flavourful marinade, baked tilapia looks absolutely marvellous and irresistible.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Superbly Baked Tilapia Dear.Very inviting n an awesome Recipe.Luvly presentation.Wow!.Bkmarked it

    ReplyDelete
  3. Thats a superb Tilapia bake Suja, I never tried using Mayo marinade on tilapia. Sounds just awesome and looks fantastic. Nice clicks as well :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. Loved the marinade part and the fact that it is baked. Classy recipe Suja!

    ReplyDelete
  5. delicious and flavourful recipe... yummy..

    ReplyDelete
  6. mouthwatering..... looks delicious and nice clicks Suja............

    ReplyDelete
  7. very yummy looking fish...Nice clicks too...

    ReplyDelete
  8. very neatly done !! looks so tempting !!

    ReplyDelete
  9. These days i couldnt comment on your blog.....it was getting hanged.....so happy today i could reach you...

    Lovely recipe and awesomly prepared...

    If you could please change your comment box settings to pop upo window.....i think so that will not create any issue in commenting...
    Thanks dear

    ReplyDelete
  10. wow!!that sounds great....delicious looking

    ReplyDelete
  11. Yummy Dish...I am gonna make it soon..Bookmarked it..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  12. Interesting recipe. As usual the photos are too tempting, I want to try this!

    ReplyDelete
  13. wish could have grabbed that plate. simply irresistible recipe.

    ReplyDelete
  14. hi suja, i like the way you marinade the tilapia with the sauce as you bake it.. more flavorful.\have a nice day

    ReplyDelete
  15. Would love to try Suja..Nice presentation.Too tempting.

    ReplyDelete
  16. Would love to try this one.Mouthwatering.Nice presentation.

    ReplyDelete
  17. wow...i am really amazed...really wonderful baked fish..just like the ones u see in restaurants.

    ReplyDelete
  18. Thanks all for stopping by and for the sweet comments:)

    ReplyDelete
  19. Wow! I love the layer on top, beautifully baked fish.

    ReplyDelete
  20. nice combo of flavours...loved the colour too

    ReplyDelete
  21. Suja super recipe...Loved its color and the flavors in..

    ReplyDelete
  22. Thanks Ayeesha,Akheela, Ramya and Reshmi for the sweet comments:)

    ReplyDelete
  23. baked fish has always remained elusive in our house. this simple recipe promises a delicious comb. need to flag this. thnx for sharing!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Popular posts from this blog

Kerala Chicken Roast

Spicy Kerala Chicken Roast is another nadan recipe and a family favorite. It is a dry version and is great accompaniment with rice, chapathi or fried rice.The chicken in this recipe is usually deep fried or shallow fried, (some times whole stuffed chicken ) and then coated with the masala. Here I have shallow fried the chicken.It  tasted delicious with fried rice. Give this recipe a try...



Ingredients
1)Chicken - 1 lb
 Chilly powder -1 1/2
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Powdered Garam masala-
(Two tsp of fennel powder, 5-6 cloves,2 inch stick
cinnamon, a small piece of nutmeg, 2 cardamon )
Vinegar- 1 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

For the Masala
Thinly sliced Onion- 2 medium
Thinly sliced ginger- 3-4 tsp
Thinly sliced garlic- 3-4 tsp
Chopped green chilly- 2
( I used 2 Jalapeno pepper instead of green chilly)
Coriander powder- 3/4 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp(optional)
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Meat  Masala- 1 tsp
Curry leaves
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
oil



Dry roast the ingredients under garam masala …

Mutton Fry

Mutton Fry (updated pic)

This is a recipe for delicious Kerala style mutton fried with a blend of exotic spices and regional flavors.It is simple and quick recipe and should admit that I loved this ever since I have tasted it. This is not deep fried as the name suggest,but is first cooked and then slightly pan fried.
Ingredients
   Mutton 1 1/2 lb

1) Shallots- 1 cup chopped
Ginger paste- 1 1/2 tsp
Garlic paste- 1 tsp
Pepper powder- 3/4 tsp
Garam masala- 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder- 1 tsp
salt to taste

2)  Onion finely chopped- 1/2 cup
Thinly sliced ginger- 1 tsp
Green chilly-1
Curry leaves- a few
Crushed dry red chilly- 1 tsp
Crushed fennel seeds- 3/4 tsp


Clean mutton and marinate it with all the ingredients listed under one (1) and keep aside for half an hour.Pressure cook the mutton with half cup of water in medium flame till four whistles and if there is excess gravy after you open the lid of the pressure cooker,continue cooking till all the water evaporates…

Nadan Mutton Curry

Nadan Mutton curry
If you wish for some spicy non vegetarian recipes here is one to relish on...nadan mutton curry made with authentic Kerala spices. What makes this dish flavorful and inviting is the flavor of fresh ground masala, coconut oil and the fresh taste of curry leaves.In this recipe I have also added  mint. I love adding fried mint in my home made mutton curry just like my mom( but it is optional). It is spicy and delicious and is a great combo with rice, ghee rice or appam


Ingredients

Mutton - 1 kg
Shallots sliced- 2 cups
Onion- 1 small
Coconut slices- a few
Green chilly-5-6
Ginger and garlic minced- 4-5 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder- 3 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala- 1 1/3 tsp
Fennel powder- 1/2 tsp
pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
clove - 2
cinnamon stick- 1 small
Curry leaves- 1 spring
Mint leaves-a few
oil 
salt to taste




Cut mutton pieces into small cubes and marinate with pepper powder,salt, turmeric powder, fennel powder and a few curry leaves and set aside for h…

Chemeen Masala Varattiyathu/ Pan roasted Prawns

Chemeen Varattiyathu is a popular sea food delicacy of Kerala. It is not fried prawns but gravy with is almost semi-dry. It is a great side dish for rice. It has the enticing flavors of garam masala and coconut oil and curry leaves. It is spicy, peppery and a bit tangy due to the use of   Kukum or kudampuli. You can instead add tomatoes or lemon juice. You can also add coconut pieces in the recipes and it gives a crunchy bites along with the prawns.


Ingredients
Prawns- 1 lb
Shallots chopped- 1 cup
Ginger and garlic paste- 2 tsp
Chilly powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder- 2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Garam masala- 3/4 tsp
fenugreek powder- 1/3 tsp
Kukum- 2-3 pieces 
Fennel powder- 1/2 tsp (optional)
curry leaves
Coconut pieces( Optional)
Coconut oil


Clean and marinate prawns with salt, turmeric, pepper and fennel powder and keep it aside for fifteen minutes.
In a pan heat oil and saute shallots till lightly golden brown. Add in ginger garlic paste, curry leaves and saute for …

Vazhuthananga/Brinjal Mezhukkupuratti

Vazhuthananga/Brinjal Mezhukkupuratti
Quick and easy side dish for rice. Mezhukkupuratti is a spicy stir fry with vegetables,onions and spices. It is a common side dish served with rice in Kerala. You can make mezhukkupuratti with any vegetable like plantain, yard beans, yam or any other of your choice. This vegetable dish is also served in Onam/ Vishu Sadhya.Here I have used eggplant/ Brinjal.
Ingredients Eggplant- 2 (I used the Chinese long eggplant)
Pearl onions- 10-12
Garlic-1 pod
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Chilly powder-1/2- 3/4 tsp ( adjust accordance to spice preference)
Pepper powder-a pinch
Curry leaves- 2 springs
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Coconut oil and salt to taste



Cut egg plant into one inch thick slice or into thin long slices.
Crush shallots, two curry leaves and garlic using a kitchen chopper or mortar and pestle.
Heat 2 tbs of coconut oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters add curry leaves and the the crushed shallots and saute till the raw smell disapp…

Stuffed Fish Fry

This is a delicious stuffed fish fry which is tangy and spicy.I was fascinated when I saw a stuffed Pomfret recipe. Usually there are different types of stuffing like sauteed prawns or crab meat. But here I used a tangy tomato and onion masala very similar to the Karimeen  pollichathu, that I posted earlier. You can use two fish fillets and make a  sandwich or slit through the fish very close to its bone and fill in the stuffing. Give this recipe a try,you will surely love this.

Fish - 2
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/3 tsp

Lemon juice- 1 tsp
Salt- to taste



For the masala gravy
Onion diced - 1
Tomatoes - 2 medium
Green chilly - 2
Curry leaves chopped- 2 springs
Ginger- garlic paste- 2-3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
turmeric powder- a pinch
Garam Masala-  1/2 tsp
Vinegar - a few drops( optional) 
Coriander leaves
salt to taste
oil 

In order to prepare the masala heat oil in a pan and saute green chilly, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves till its raw flavor disappears. Add onions a…

Nadan Vaala Meen Curry/BeltFish Curry

Nadan Vaala Meen Curry
This is a nadan style fish curry. It is my grandmothers recipe. When ever she gets vaala meen/ribbon fish/belt fish she makes a similar curry . This is a varutharacha meen curry/roasted coconut gravy. You can also make it without roasting the masala. But the roasting gives a distinct aroma and enhances the taste of the curry. You can add regular tamarind as souring agent or fish tamarind/kudampuli. Try this you will surely love it.

Ingredients Vaala meen- 1 kg
Pearl onion- 2 cup (roughly chopped)
Dry Kashmiri red chilly-12-15
Coconut grated- 1 cup
Thondan mulaku/banana peppers-2
Ginger- 1/2 inch thick
Muringakka/drumstick- 10-12 pieces
Kudampuli/Malabar Tamarind- 3 pieces
(or tamarind lemon sized ball)
Turmeric powder-a pinch
Mustard- 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds- 1/3 tsp
Curry leaves- 1 spring
oil and salt to taste



Clean the fish, sprinkle salt on a broad and a rub the fish  with salt. Rinse and cut into small pieces. Soak kudam puli/ Malabar tamarind in 1/2 cup wa…