"The combination of lime and basil really adds flavor to the Tilapia," Willey says. "This dish can either be eaten along with grilled vegetables or sliced and served in tacos. I do it in tacos. It's great!"
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
4 tilapia fillets (about 1 pound)
4 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
zest of 2 limes
1 tablespoon fresh basil, minced
2 teaspoons bourbon
1 teaspoon salt
pepper to taste
Combine all ingredients except for the tilapia fillets in a resealable plastic bag. Turn to mix and add tilapia fillets. Seal and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Preheat grill. Pour marinade into a saucepan. Bring marinade to a low boil and remove from heat.
Grill tilapia fillets for about 3 minutes per side over a high heat. When fish turns opaque remove from grill and serve with a few spoonfuls of marinade drizzled over top.