Lime and Basil Tilapia
Posted June 28, 2011 by
Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 6 min Ready Time 21 min Servings: 4


  • 4 Tilapia filets, about 1 pound
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, minced
  • zest of 2 limes
  • 4 tablespoons oil


Take a resealable plastic bag, mix all the ingredients except the tilapia fillets in the bag. Add tilapia fillets and turn them to mix. Seal the bag and keep it in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes. Preheat the grill. Take a saucepan, pour the marinade in it. Keep the marinade to boil and then take off the pan from the heat. Now grill the tilapia fillets for about 3 minutes per side over high heat. When the fish gets opaque then remove it from the grill. Drizzle the spoonful of marinade over the top and then serve it. Source: Geomaza