Tilapia is defined as 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.
- 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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