Tilapia with Prosciutto and Sage

March 23, 2020

The tilapia soaks up the flavor of the prosciutto creating a gourmet meal in only 15 minutes!

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 servings


4 (8 oz. each) tilapia fillets

black pepper to taste

8 slices prosciutto

12 sage leaves

4 tsp olive oil


1Cut fillets lengthwise into separate smaller and larger sides. Pat dry and season with black pepper to taste.

2Place 1 or 2 sage leaves on each fillet, using 1 leaf for smaller pieces and 2 for larger. Wrap each fillet in a slice of prosciutto.

3Heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil in a 12 inch nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Cook larger fillets for 4 minutes, then flip and heat until cooked through, about another 3 minutes. Transfer to a platter and cover loosely with foil to keep warm.

4Heat remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil in the skillet and cook smaller pieces of fish about 2-3 minutes per side.

This recipe originally appeared on The Lemon Press.


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