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Pan Fried Tilapia with Bonefish Grill’s Chimichurri Sauce

Step up your fish recipe with this easy Pan Fried Tilapia with Bonefish Grill’s Chimichurri Sauce.

Pan Fried Tilapia with Bonefish Grill's Chimichurri Sauce

If you like trying new seafood recipes, then you will enjoy my next few posts. I am really trying to eat lighter these days (birthday cupcakes yesterday don’t count)…so fish and shrimp will be showing up on the weekly menu more often.

Recently we went to one of my favorite restaurants, Bonefish Grill. This place has the freshest fish, and everything we try there is always delicious. The last time we were there for dinner, I had Grilled Grouper with a Chimichurri Sauce that was out of this world. I thought about it for days.

Pan Fried Tilapia with Bonefish Grill's Chimichurri Sauce

I wanted to recreate my delicious meal recently and was so happy to discover the recipe for the Chimichurri sauce on Bonefish Grill’s website. Even better, they have several great recipes posted that I would love to try! I think the Pan Asian sauce might be next!

Pan Fried Tilapia with Bonefish Grill's Chimichurri Sauce

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Pan Fried Tilapia with Bonefish Grill's Chimichurri Sauce


Pan Fried Tilapia

  • 4 Tilapia Fillets
  • Bbq seasoning
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Bonefish Grill Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri Sauce

  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. plus Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp. oregano, dry leaves
  • 1 tsp. black pepper, ground
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • Finely grated lemon zest from 3 lemons
  • 4 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 bunch flat leaf (Italian) parsley
  • 1 cup olive oil



Pan Fried Tilapia

  1. Sprinkle each fish fillet on both sides with bbq seasoning, salt and fresh ground pepper.
  2. Add 2 tsp olive oil into preheated pan over medium high heat. Place tilapia into pan and cook for about 3-4 minutes. Carefully flip fish over and continue to cook for another 3-4 minutes or until fish looks cooked through (will be white and flaky in middle).
  3. Drizzle about 2 tablespoons of Chimichurri Sauce over each piece of fish. Serve with steamed veggies and enjoy!

Chimichurri Sauce

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse chop until all ingredients are approximately 1/8 inch in size. Add Italian parsley and pulse chop until parsley is 1/8 inch in size. Add the olive oil and blend in quickly. (Do not over blend)
  2. Allow the sauce to marinate for 30 minutes before serving.

Chimichurri Sauce Recipe from Bonefish Grill

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Pan Fried Tilapia with Bonefish Grill's Chimichurri Sauce
Check out my next post to see what I did with the leftover Bonefish Grill’s Chimichurri Sauce…


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27 comments on “Pan Fried Tilapia with Bonefish Grill’s Chimichurri Sauce”

  1. The chimichurri sauce sounds wonderful. I’ll bet it would be good on chicken. (I don’t like fish.)

  2. love it!! I adore Bonefish!!

  3. This looks wonderful! A Bonefish Grill just opened up near us and we can’t wait to try it.

  4. Sounds good to me, I do enjoy tilapia. I’ve been meaning to try chimichurri too, I saw some guy on a cooking show use it on grilled steaks.

  5. This looks amazingly heathy and delicious at the same time. Now that is a combo you can’t beat. We don’t have a bonefish here, darn it.

  6. Hmmm Chimichurri sauce sounds really wonderful, I love the plating too esp the gold leaves? I love fish!!

  7. We were planning on having pasta for dinner tomorrow, but now I want this! It looks so light, healthy and flavorful.

  8. That’s great that you were able to recreate something soooo tasty! Perfect timing for me, too, as Lent is right around the corner. Hitting the print button right now. I’ll be needing lots of fish recipes for the next 40 days or so! YUM!

  9. What fabulous fish dish it looks so tasty Aggie I would love to try some.

  10. Looks so good! I’d love some of that!

  11. Love tilapia, I don’t make it enough. That sauce looks incredible!!

  12. I have yet to try chimichurri sauce but I know I would love it. I just picked up some tilapia, now I know what I am going to do with it.

  13. This looks delicious, I love tilapia. I’ve never been to Bonefish Grill before, but the sauce sounds great.

  14. Oh my goodness Aggie, this looks incredible! I gotta try that chimichurri sauce.

  15. Yummy, yummy amd more yummy. I love fish so much and I really want to eat it more. The sauce looks wonderful. so light and delicious. Can’t wait to see what other seafood recipes you have for us!

  16. Looked at the website for that place – and it’s also well reviewed – sounds wonderful. I’m all up for trying a new sauce for fish. I LOVE fish and am trying to learn how to make it better at home this year so I can have it more often,

  17. I Love this plate you use SO MUCH! I really do that I wanted to come back and comment again..

  18. Your chimichurri sauce sounds great! I never knew what it was until I looked it up recently. I bet it’s great on tilapia since it’s such a mild fish.

  19. This looks so fresh and delicious. You have such a wonderful collection of gorgeous healthy dishes over here!

  20. man that was simple and delicious. Thank you so much, from a stay at home dad.

  21. Thanks for the compliment David!! 🙂

  22. Sound and looks great!!! Want to try it …what’s Bbq seasoning?

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  24. I just cooked this for dinner with a summer squash bake & it was FANTASTIC! I have not had it from Bonefish, but I can’t imagine theirs is better. Next time I will forego the salt in the chimichurri- the BBQ seasoning I used was full of it. Thanks!

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