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Tilapia with hot yuzu sauce and green onions

Tilapia With Hot Yuzu Sauce

Tilapia is pan fried to a golden brown, and simply seasoned with salt, pepper, Nanami Togarashi, and Hot Yuzu Sauce!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 2 people


  • 2 tilapia fillets generous sized
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • Nanami Togarashi to taste (can omit)
  • Hot Yuzu Sauce to taste
  • 2 green onions sliced, as garnish


  • Season to your taste the tilapia fillets with salt, pepper, and some Nanami Togarashi (if using).
    Seasoned tilapia fillets in a pan
  • Heat up the olive oil in a non stick pan to medium high. Once the oil is hot, add the tilapia fillets. Cook each side for approximately 3-4 minutes, or until lightly browned on both sides. The fish should flake easily when prodded with a fork.
    Browned tilapia fillets in a pan
  • Remove, and now add Hot Yuzu Sauce to your taste!
    Tilapia With Hot Yuzu Sauce and Rice


Serve this with rice and garnished with lots of green onions!  You can be as generous or as stingy as you like with the Hot Yuzu Sauce!  Be sure to inhale its aroma and really savor the flavor of the sauce.  Enjoy this taste of yuzu, one of foods listed in the the 1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die book by Mimi Sheraton!
Keyword Fish, tilapia, yuzu