Tilapia is a fast-growing and lean fish. Living mainly in freshwater like shallow streams, ponds (natural or man-made), rivers and lakes. This kind of fish is unable to survive in cool water below 70’c.
As food, it has a firm texture and a mild flavor that makes it an ideal fish to include in various cooking methods like frying, broiling, baking, grilling, braising and even in soup-based recipes. It can easily absorb the flavor of spices like marinades, sauces, and seasonings. A 6 ounce fillet only has about 125 calories and 1 gram fat.
Health benefits of tilapia:
- Low in saturated fats, calories, carbohydrates, and sodium.
- Good protein source
- contains micronutrients like phosphorus, niacin, selenium, vitamin B12 and potassium.
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Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects in our body. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.
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Remember: To make a healthier recipe, read food labels and choose to consider healthy ingredient-alternatives.
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