Thursday, September 2, 2010

Cajun Talapia with Broiled Tomatoes & Herbed Corn

Back from vacation and way too many unhealthy meals. Getting back on the wagon with Tilapia and veggies.
Cajun Broiled Tilapia
1 lb fresh tilapia fillets
1 bell pepper, sliced into rings
1 medium onion, cut into rings
Roasted Garlic Oil
1 tbs lemon juice
Old Bay Seasoning
4 plum tomatoes, quartered
Cooking spray
Salt & Freshly ground pepper
Very lightly coat the fish with the garlic oil. Season the fish with lemon juice and Old Bay Seasoning.
Spray broiling pan with non-stick cooking spray and place fish on pan.Top with onion and bell pepper rings. Place tomatoes quarters on baking sheet. Sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper. Broil, until fish is flaky, about five to seven minutes for thin fillets.

Herbed Corn
2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
2 Tbsp butter
1 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
2 Tbsp cup chopped fresh parsley
Melt butter in a saucepan, then remove from heat and stir in lemon juice,black pepper, and cayenne.
Add corn to butter mixture and heat until cooked through. Toss with parsley.
Place corn on plates. Top with fish and garnish with roasted tomatoes.

Served with Beringer Founders Estate 2008 Chardonnay 

HINT: I made corn on the cob for the kids last night and used the leftover kernels for the corn tonight. Quick and easy. It took me less than 30 minutes to make the entire meal. look out Rachel Ray!

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