Smoked Tilapia Recipe
How to Smoke Tilapia
Smoking tilapia is a great way for you to enjoy this popular fish in a nontraditional way. Tilapia is becoming one of the most common freshwater fish recipes in restaurants across the globe due to its light flavor and easy availability. However, you won't see too many restaurants that take the time to smoke it low and slow for 2 hours like this recipe calls for. Tilapia is great when paired with a light white wine and rice side dish. Read the smoking recipe instructions below for helpful tips that will make you a pro the first time you make this smoked tilapia recipe.
Smoked Tilapia Recipe Ingredients
Smoked Tilapia Recipe Directions
The cooking time for this recipe is about 1 1/2 hours to 2 hours to smoke the tilapia. There is one simple test you can always perform with fish to check for doneness. Simply insert a piece of metal, a fork or a meat thermometer work best, in the middle of the tilapia for 5-10 seconds. Then feel the end of it to determine if it is warm or not. If it is warm you know your tilapia is done and is ready to be pulled off the smoker. You can also check to see if the tilapia has turned to a white color with flaky texture.