Saturday, September 13, 2014

Wingin' It Tilapia and Pepper Slaw

Wingin' It Talipia and Pepper Slaw Recipe (1-2 servings)

2-3 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp lime juice
1 head garlic, peeled & coarsely chopped
kosher salt (approximately 2-3 tsp, to taste)
fresh cracked pepper (approximately 2-3 grinds, to taste)
1 can green chilies (adjust to your taste using mild for no heat and hot for a little heat)
2 tilapia fillets, thawed & dried with paper towels
Cilantro, chopped, optional

Combine all ingredients except tilapia & cilantro; place in long shallow bowl; place fillets in marinade & cover.  Let sit about 10 minutes.  
Scrape marinade off fillets & p
lace fillets in baking dish; spoon just the liquid of the marinade over the fish & bake about 5 minutes; remove from oven & spoon remaining marinade liquid over fish & bake another 5-8 minutes, or until fillets are cooked through & flake easily with a fork.  Serve with cilantro sprinkled over.

Pepper Slaw (1-2 Servings)

1/2 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved OR 1 or 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped.
1 Serrano chili, sliced*
2-3 mini sweet peppers, seeded & julienned
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil
cilantro, chopped (to taste)

*remove seeds & ribs to remove some of the heat

Mix all ingredients & refrigerate about 20-30 minutes to chill; mix before serving.