Tilapia in tarragon sauce

Tilapia in tarragon sauce

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About this recipe: Fragrant and tender tilapia in a creamy sauce flavoured with tarragon. Serve alongside seasonal vegetables or over pasta or rice for a complete meal.


Serves: 4 

  • 600g boneless tilapia
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 bunch fresh tarragon
  • 235ml single cream

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Place the tilapia on a plate then drizzle with lemon juice, season with salt and pepper then dip lightly in flour.
  2. Melt butter in a pan over a high heat. Add a few tarragon leaves and the fish, and cook for 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Chop the remaining tarragon, add to the fish and pour in the cream. Add a little salt to the cream, tasting if desired. Bring the cream to a simmer and cook for another 2 minutes until the fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve immediately.

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