Tilapia is often cooked as fillets, but this easy to follow recipe will teach you how to make delicious whole Tilapia over a charcoal fire. Preparing whole Tilapia over a fire is still the most common way of preparing Tilapia in Africa, where wild Tilapia can be caught in rivers and lakes. If you do not have a charcoal grill you can broil whole Tilapia in the oven. This whole Tilapia recipe is based on one whole Tilapia fish, weighing 1-2 pounds, which is enough for one person. If you cook for several persons you can simply multiply the ingredients.
Ingredients needed for this whole Tilapia recipe:
1 sweet green pepper or bell pepper
1 tablespoon of vinegar
1 cup of vegetable oil
red pepper flakes and/or cayenne pepper
1 whole tilapia (weighing around 1-2 pounds when cleaned)
Directions for this whole Tilapia recipe: