Tilapia actually makes an excellent smoked fish. Given that it is a meaty and quite versatile fish, it can be served alone of incorporated into other dishes such as, salads and dips or served with toast rounds with a good lemon-garlic aoli.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Yield: Serves 6
- 6 tilapia filets
- 3 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper
Prepare smoker for a 2 hour smoke. Wash fish and remove all bones. Combine oil, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, and lemon pepper in a small bowl. Brush onto both sides of tilapia fillets. Place in smoker for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. When finished, remove and serve.