Baby Bella Mushroom Tilapia Marsala

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
A very mild white fish, baked with mushrooms and  flavored breadcrumbs, swimming in a buttery marsala sauce.

4  Tilapia Filets
1 cup sliced  baby bella mushrooms
1/2 cup of Italian flavored bread crumbs
4 tablespoons of butter melted
6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup of Marsala Wine
1 clove minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, cayenne pepper and salt
2 tablespoons grating cheese
fresh chopped parsley for on top of fish

Place  fish laying flat in an oil sprayed 2 inch baking dish. In a bowl mix bread crumbs,  grating cheese, garlic, spices, and 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Top each piece of fish with breading mixture then mushrooms.  Sprinkle chopped parsley on top of each piece of fish. In a seperate bowl, mix Marsala, butter and the rest of the olive oil and pour around fish, reserving a little for the top and drizzle more butter sauce over fish.

Bake at 350 until browned and fish flakes with fork..around 35 to 45 minutes.

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  1. Amazing! Tilapia is such a easy fish to prepare and you just know everyone will enjoy it due to the mild taste. I bet that recipe presents the most wonderful array of flavors.
    Great job!
    ... now I have to go check out those waffles in your last post. I'm hungry again :)

  2. Loving your buttery marsala sauce, very yummy!

  3. Yum! I can almost smell it through the picture!

    What a delicious dish. Yum! Love this!

  4. What a lovelty twist for Marsala - the mild tilapia goes with just about anything. One of our favorites. Definitely going to play with this scrumptious idea.

  5. Claudia,
    This looks so good, I want a plate now. Making me hungry and it is lunch time now! The baby bellas are so good!

    Bon appetit!

  6. great way for tilapia,like emily,i can smell this picture!:))

  7. Never made a marsala sauce for fish, but this looks like a great twist on the classic :)

  8. I agree...a fantastic twist on a classic. And this will make Tilapia such a wonderful entree...lovely. me will definitely do this one :)

  9. Love the buttery sauce Claudia. Marsala is my all time favorite wine to cook with! Seems the nice weather has brought about fish cravings. Dad bought some catfish last weekend.

  10. what a different take on this dish, love it - the butter with the wine has got to be yummy

  11. Marsala is one of my brother's absolute favorite dishes and he'd go crazy for this. Tilapia is a lovely, inexpensive fish that cooks up great.

    Fabulous dish. Thanks for all your support, much appreciated.

  12. When I see any liquor mentioned in a recipe...I figure that the recipe is already halfway to being good. Adding all your other ingredients...can only enhance it to the greatness level ;o)

    Have a great one,

  13. With our recent chilly weather this recipe looks like a perfect way to warm up!

  14. Oh Goodness, why are doing this to me, Claudia (smile)? You must know by now that fish and shrimp are my vegetarian weakness! This looks delicious. I really need to make a marsala over something soon;)

  15. I really love tillapia, is one of the lightest and delicate fishes I use regularly...I am just imagining it exactly how you made it, with mushrooms hummmmm!! thanks for the share

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  16. Ooh, those mushrooms are calling to me! A lovely, warm dish for a fall evening.

  17. Wow, I just love this sauce...Gorgeous dish! Excellent choice for Tilapia :)

  18. You have some of the best fish recipes - love this! So creative to use marsala with fish.

  19. You know, I have never tired a marsala sauce on fish before. What a delicious idea and those mushroom look heavenly. Another wonderful recipe from your kitchen.

  20. I always said you had the best fish and shellfish recipes!This just rocks!!! There is nothing in it I don't want to devour - the sauce sounds amazing and goodness, it looks beautiful too!

  21. Claudia, I think you can read my mind....have been wondering how to fix tilapia differently all week. You are amazing with how much you can prepare each week! WOW!!!!

  22. yum, this looks delicious! so many great ingredients - my plate would be clean in no time!

  23. MMMMM, looks fabulous!!! We eat a lot of tilapia and love marsala so the combo is perfect! Kate


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