Tilapia

March 24, 2012

Since Tilapia is a pond fish, get from a good source/country of origin. Recipe from Vestkusten. Serve with mashed potatoes.

Wine mixture (mix in cup or bowl)

  • 1 crushed garlic
  • 1 C dry white wine (or vermouth)
  • 2 TB lime juice
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 fish boullion cube (or other chicken or fish flavoring)

Prepare fish:

  • 1 1/2 LBs tilapia (or sole) fillets, dredge in flour, salt & white pepper and pinch chili powder. Shake off and cook fish in 2 TB olive oil, med hi heat. Remove fish from skillet.

Pour wine mixture into skillet, simmer over high heat, reduce by half.  Add butter and green onions and stir until butter melted. Pour over Tilapia fillets.

  • 1 TB butter
  • 4 green onions sliced

 

From TraderJoes.  Serve with Salmon, side dish. Serves 6

  • 1 C Red Quinoa rinsed  and 2 C chicken broth (Bring to boil, cover & simmer 15 mins until all water is absorbed.)
  • 1/4 C Olive oil

Cook together as per directions. Toss with 1/4 C olive oil, salt and black pepper to taste.

  • 1 can (15 oz) Black Beans, rinsed, drained.
  • 2 C fire roasted Corn kernels (TJ frozen)
  • 1 Avocado cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 C Red Onion finely chopped
  • 1 pint (2 C) Grape Tomatoes, halved
  • Zest  1 Lime

Toss together with 3/4 C dressing (make it up):   lime juice, cilantro, olive oil.

  • 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped.

Spread quinoa on platter, top with bean, corn, tomato, avocado mixture. Top with chopped cilantro.