Gorton’s Skillet Crisp Tilapia in Garlic and Tomatillo Salsa

  • Yield: 4 servings


1medium jalapeno, stemmed and seede
1pound green tomatillos, husks remove
2-3cloves garlic
1package (13.3 oz) Gorton’s Skillet Crisp Tilapia Battered Fish Fillets - Classic Seasonings with Lemon*
4-5cloves garlic, chopped
2-4tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
1dash non-stick cooking spray


Tomatillo Salsa

  1. Place tomatillos, jalapenos and garlic in a medium saucepan.  
  2. Cover with water by about one inch. Bring to a boil.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes until tomatillo skins have cracked, have a slight color change and are tender.
  4. Use slotted spoon to transfer tomatillos, jalapeno and garlic to a blender.  
  5. Blend well.

Tilapia Fillets

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, spray nonstick cooking spray and cook garlic on low/medium heat for 1/2 minute or until tender.
  2. Pour tomatillo salsa into skillet.
  3. Arrange frozen fish fillets, leaving space between fillets, and cook on medium heat for 5-10 minutes, turning fillets over as needed until fish is fully cooked.
  4. Serve with rice, if desired.