Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Print
Total:
25 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus 2 teaspoons
  • 4 anchovy fillets, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 6 (6-ounce) skinless tilapia fillets
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

Cook the butter and 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil in a heavy medium saucepan over low to medium heat just until the butter is melted, stirring frequently. Add the anchovies and stir until the anchovies dissolve, about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook just until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Remove from the heat. Stir in the orange juice, basil, and lemon and orange zests. Season the sauce, to taste, with salt.

The bagna cauda sauce can be made 1 day ahead. Cool, then cover and refrigerate. Rewarm before using.

Meanwhile, preheat oven to 200 degrees F.

Sprinkle the fish with salt and pepper and brush both sides of the fish with remaining 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil. Working in 2 batches, fry the fish until just opaque in center, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer fish to platter. Cover with foil and keep warm in the oven while cooking the second batch of fish. Drizzle the sauce over and around the fish and serve.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Tilapia Ceviche

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Coconut Milk Tilapia

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Pan-Seared Tilapia

Recipe courtesy of Daisy Martinez

Tilapia over Leek Ragout

Tilapia Foil Packets

Recipe courtesy of Jamie Deen

Smoked Tilapia with Pili Pili

Recipe courtesy of Cathy Tshilombo

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here