Calories, kcal: 96 Proteins, g: 20.8 Fats, g: 1.7 Carbohydrates, g: 0.0
Tilapia (tilapia, telyapia, telapia) is a small freshwater fish that lives in the subtropical waters of Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America. Outwardly, it looks like an ordinary perch. Tilapia fillet is pleasant to the taste, does not have small bones.
Calorie content of tilapia (fillet)
The calorie content of tilapia fillets is 96 kcal per 100 grams of product.
Composition and useful properties of tilapia fillets
The tilapia fillet contains a balanced protein, vitamins: PP, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, B12, E, K, minerals: potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, iron, it is low in fat, suitable for dietary nutrition. But recently there has been a debate about whether tilapia meat (calorizer) is useful. The fact is that tilapia fish is grown in dirty urban water bodies, is omnivorous, feeds on waste, antibiotics, hormones. In addition, the tilapia fillet has a "wrong" ratio of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. In the event that the concentration of Omega-6 exceeds Omega-3, then such a product is not recommended for people with heart disease, allergy sufferers, with autoimmune diseases and people with arthritis.
Nevertheless, the amount of fat in the tilapia fillet is so small that the “wrong” ratio of fat can be neglected. And if you are in doubt about the "purity" of a tilapia fillet, just keep it in a weak vinegar solution for a while before preparing the fillet. You should not completely abandon the use of tilapia fillets.
The use of tilapia fillets in cooking
Tilapia fillet is prepared in various ways: it is stewed with vegetables, fried, boiled, baked.