Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Blackened Tilappia with Lime and Cilantro & Brown Rice

4 pieces tilappia
1/4 c good blackeneing seasonings
2 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper
1 c brown rice
2 limes
1 bunch cilantro

  1. Coat the tilappia with blackening seasonings, salt and pepper, and then drizzle 1 -2 tsp of olive oil over the fish and then lightly use your hand to rub the olive oil, salt and blackening seasonings into the fish.
  2. Rinse brown rice twice with cold water and then add to a pot, add two cups water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and then cover with a lid and simmer for 45 minutes.
  3. Heat a non stick saute pan on medium high and place the fish presentation side down and sear for 5 minutes. Flip and continue to cook for another 5-7 minutes.
  4. Serve with rice and squeeze fresh lime over top and garnish with chopped cilantro.