Tilapia is a mild, white freshwater fish that is mostly farm raised and widely available. According to the Berkeley Wellness newsletter, it's the fourth most consumed seafood in the United States. It's inexpensive and low in fat. Our panelists have all purchased tilapia and prepare the fish as they would grouper, snapper or other similar local species. We also found of a lot of frozen tilapia options at area grocery stores. Judges sampled four differently prepared tilapia entrees suitable for a quick and healthy summer supper. All were prepared in a conventional oven, according to package directions. Some offered microwave heating as well.
Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent