Tilapia Al Ajillo

  • SERV 4
  • COOK 20 Mins


4 Regal Springs Whole Tilapia
1 Cup olive oil
10 Garlic cloves finely chopped
1 Guajillo chili chopped in strips
2 liters corn oil for frying
6 whole and clean garlic cloves
salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the olive oil on medium heat, add the garlic and cook until the garlic cloves look golden, add the guajillo chili. Reserve.
  • Heat the corn oil in a large deep fry pan. Add the whole garlic cloves.
  • Fry the whole fish individually immersed in the oil for about 20 minutes per piece, spinning continuously and bathing with the oil to be perfectly cooked and golden skin.
  • Remove from the oil, drain and baste with reserved garlic chili oil. Serve  with lemon, guacamole and tortillas.

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