Baked Tilapia with Tomatoes and Olives
|Extra virgin olive oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Fresh thyme sprig||4|
|Tomatoes||3 , chopped (peeled)|
|Coarsely chopped green olives||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dried hot red pepper flakes||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Finely chopped red onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Fresh lime juice||1 Tablespoon|
Preheat the oven to 400º.
Oil lightly a shallow baking dish large enough to hold the fillets in one layer.
In a bowl stir together the oil, thyme, tomatoes, olives, red pepper flakes, garlic, onion, and lime juice. In the prepared baking dish arrange the fillets, skin sides down, season them with salt, and spoon the tomato mixture over them. Bake the fish, uncovered, in the middle of the oven 15 to 20 minutes, or until it just flakes.