Champagne Cajun Tilapia
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 20 min.
- 1 cup champagne salad dressing
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
- 1 teaspoon dill weed
- 6 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
- Combine the first five ingredients in a small bowl. Pour marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add tilapia; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
- Drain and discard marinade. Place fillets in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
- Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
Editor's NoteThe following spices may be substituted for 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning: 1/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and a pinch each of dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.
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Jul 1, 2015
Very easy recipe that was delicious. We made it with rockfish (striped bass) and it came out perfectly moist and yummy. The marinade smelled so good, I wanted to drink it!
Mar 27, 2015
I had to make my own marinade from scratch cuz my store was out of champagne dressing. I used 1/4 C white wine vinegar, 1/2 t garlic powder, 2 T Dijon mustard, 2 T honey, 2 T lemon juice, 2 dashes of hot sauce, 1/2 t salt, 1/2 t pepper, and 1/4 C EVOO, then I added the all the other marinade ingredients including the lemon juice. It was a very tasty and simple dish!
Nov 14, 2014
I have to admit - I was skeptical. The marinade ingredients seemed random, like they didn't really go together. But I had all of them on hand so thought I'd give it a try. My husband and I LOVED it. So much flavor, and yet perfect for a delicate fish. Will make again and again!
Aug 3, 2013
Very simple and delicious. Used Orange Roughy since that's what I had and is our favorite. One of the best fish recipes I've tried.