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Mexican Tilapia Recipe

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  • A delicious Mexican-style seafood dish with fresh bell peppers and south-of-the-border sauce served with tostadas.


  • 28 oz Mild Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 pickled jalapeños
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 medium-sized tilapia filets
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, sliced
  • 20 green olives
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • tostadas (to garnish)


  1. Pour enchilada sauce into a blender with the onions, jalapeños and cilantro; blend until smooth.
  2. Sauté the fish in a frying pan with olive oil until fully cooked.
  3. Flake the fish into small pieces, and add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add the sauce, red peppers, green olives, oregano and lemon juice to the pan.
  5. Mix well and cook over medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes. Serve with tostadas.