Easy Recipes for Grilled Tilapia Using Power Smokeless Grill

Tilapia is a freshwater fish. Although native to Africa, it has been introduced all over the world. It has grown in popularity over the last few years and is now farmed in many places. Tilapia farming is easy; the fish can be produced on a mass scale, allowing it to be widely available at an affordable price. Tilapia is a mild-tasting, white fish that is popular for its nutritional content. Tilapia has a high protein and low-fat content; the high protein content makes it more satiating and keeps you full for longer. It contains omega-3 and omega-6 fats. Tilapia also has an impressive amount of nutrients and vitamins, such as vitamin B12, niacin, phosphorous, selenium, and potassium.

Tilapia can be used in many easy-to-make recipes. It can be fried, baked in the oven, pan seared, or grilled. There are various ways to season it, since its light-flavored flesh pairs well with everything.

One of the best ways to cook tilapia is to grill it. You can use the Power Smokeless Grill to not only get the best taste but also use a very healthy and safe cooking method. With the grill’s adjustable timing and no-smoke technology, you can enjoy a clean taste and a beautifully cooked meal.

Here are a few tilapia recipes you can make using the Power Smokeless Grill:

Grilled Tilapia with Smoked Paprika

This is a great healthy recipe that does not require a lot of ingredients.

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 8 minutes
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 6-oz tilapia fillets
  • cooking spray

Directions

  1. Make the marinade. Combine the oil, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper in a bowl. Brush the marinade evenly over the tilapia fillets.
  2. Heat a grill pan to medium-high heat. Grill the fish about 4 minutes per side until it flakes easily with a fork. Tilapia is a delicate fish, which turns rubbery if overcooked.

Lemon Grilled Tilapia

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • cooking spray

Directions

  1. Take a sealable plastic bag and add garlic, olive oil, tilapia, lemon juice, and salt in it and mix well. Put the bag in the refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  2. Now preheat your Power Smokeless Grill to medium heat and then place the marinated tilapia on the grill pan. Cook it for 4 minutes on each side.

Spicy Grilled Tilapia Fillets

This recipe calls for more seasoning.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. ground pepper
  • 2 tsp. lemon pepper
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. crushed basil
  • 4 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 tilapia fillets

Directions

  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Mix all of your ingredients except for the tilapia in a medium-size mixing bowl.
  3. Spoon a small drop of the seasoning mix on each fillet and spread evenly to fully coat the fish. Flip each fillet and repeat to coat both sides.
  4. Oil a paper towel with olive oil and rub it on your grill. This will help to prevent your fish fillets from sticking to the grill and breaking apart when you flip them.
  5. Put your fillets on the grill and flip them once after 4–5 minutes. Try to avoid moving the fillets around as they will become flaky and may break apart.
  6. After you flip the fillets after 4–5 minutes, cook the other side for 4 minutes and your grilled fillets can be taken off the grill.

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