A killer savory marinade of shallots, fish sauce, toasted sesame oil, garlic, and turmeric permeates the fish and offers it a beautiful golden coloration. while you sear the fish in a hot-hot pan (go for stainless-steel or forged iron right here), it gets extraordinarily browned.
- 1/4 cup sliced shallots
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
- 2 tablespoons fish sauce
- 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets, each cut into 4 pieces
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- Cooking spray
- 4 cups vertically sliced sweet onion
- 1/2 cup torn fresh dill, divided
- 4 green onions, cut into (2-inch) pieces
- 1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1/4 cup unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts, crushed
How to Make It
Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Add fish; toss to coat. Cover and chill 2 hours.
Remove fish from marinade; discard marinade and solids. Combine fish and peanut oil in a bowl; toss to coat.
Heat a large heavy skillet over high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion, 1/4 cup dill, and green onions; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add soy sauce and sugar; stir-fry 1 minute. Arrange onion mixture on a platter. Return pan to high heat. Add half of the fish to pan; cook 3 minutes. Turn fish over; cook 1 minute or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Place fish on a platter over onion mixture. Repeat procedure with remaining fish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup dill and peanuts. Serve with lemon wedges.Open Next Page To See More!