All Natural Tilapia Fillets in Coconut Sauce

1lb All Natural Tilapia Fillets Panamei (4 portions)
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 shallots, finely chopped
2 Tbsp fresh thyme
1 cup of coconut milk
Salt & pepper to taste
A handful of unsweetened coconut flakes, toasted
Lime wedges, for garnish

Season the fish fillets with a paste made with mashed garlic cloves, salt and thyme.

Cover the fish with the paste on one side, let it rest for 10 minutes to incorporate the flavors.
On a skillet over medium heat, add 1 Tbsp olive oil. Add shallots and sautée for 1 minute. Add coconut milk and bring it to a simmer. Simmer it for approx. 5 minutes or until reduced to
a thicker sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Reserve.

Place the coconut flakes on a dry skillet over medium low heat and cook for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown. Reserve.

On another skillet, add 1 Tbsp olive oil and when hot, add fish fillets. Cook the fish 2-3 minutes each side. Remove it from heat and prepare to serve.

Place the sauce on plate, add the fish on top and sprinkle the toasted coconut flakes on top. Add a lime wedge and serve. Enjoy!

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