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    Sesame Orange Tilapia

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Babushka's Note:

    Simple to make and a nice change from the ordinary weeknight dishes. Served over long grain rice.

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    • 1 lb tilapia fillet
    • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
    • 2 ripe oranges
    • 2/3 cup plain breadcrumbs
    • 1 tablespoon onion powder
    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 2 cups long grain and wild rice blend
    • 2/3 cup shredded carrot


    1. 1
      Juice one orange and allow the tilapia filets to soak in it for 15 minutes.
    2. 2
      Halve the other orange and squeeze the juice from one half into your skillet discard the orange half. Squeeze the juice of the other half into a pot for the rice then place the orange half in the pot also.
    3. 3
      Follow directions on rice box. Add carrots 2-3 minutes before it is done cooking.
    4. 4
      Mix together the bread crumbs, onion powder, and garlic powder. Coat the tilapia filets with this mixture on both sides.
    5. 5
      Add the sesame oil to the skillet with the orange juice. Swirl the two liquids together. Begin to heat, when skillet is starting to get warm add the tilapia filets.
    6. 6
      You will need to cook the fish about 10 minutes, flipping the filets every 2-3 minutes to prevent the breading burning.
    7. 7
      When all is completed, serve the fish over the rice.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 29, 2008


      This was good, I think it would have been even better if my sesame oil was more fresh. I will try this again w/ a new bottle!

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    • on June 09, 2008


      I LOVED this! It was the perfect mix of orange and spices. I wouldn't change a thing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Sesame Orange Tilapia

    Serving Size: 1 (231 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 316.8
    Calories from Fat 119
    Total Fat 13.2 g
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    Cholesterol 56.7 mg
    Sodium 204.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 24.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    Sugars 8.8 g
    Protein 26.2 g

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    long grain and wild rice blend

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