I have had a craving for Tilapia lately. This sounds like a refreshing way to make it. The cooking time does not include making the rice.
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- 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro or 4 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped fresh and divided
- 4 teaspoons minced garlic, divided
- 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
- 6 tilapia fillets, about 5 ounces each
- 3/4 cup long-grain rice
- 1 cup onion, chopped
- 2 oranges, peeled, seeded, coarsely chopped
- 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1Marinade Preparation:.
- 2Combine lime juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 tablespoons cilantro, 1 teaspoon garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and sugar.
- 3Add tilapia and marinate 15 minutes, turning once.
- 4Bean and Rice Mixture:.
- 5Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- 6Cook rice and keep warm.
- 7In a large, skillet or saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil on medium heat.
- 8Add remaining garlic and onions; sauté until translucent.
- 9Add 2 tablespoons cilantro, oranges, tomatoes, bean.
- 10Cook, uncovered, until hot stirring occasionally.
- 11Transfer hot rice to a baking dish. Add bean mixture and blend.
- 12Overlap tilapia fillets on top and add marinade over fillets.
- 13Bake until the tilapia begins to flake.
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Nutritional Facts for Tilapia the Costa Rican Way
Serving Size: 1 (420 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 273.5
- Calories from Fat 68
- Total Fat 7.5 g
- Saturated Fat 1.1 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 446.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 45.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 8.1 g
- Sugars 9.0 g
- Protein 8.2 g