Thursday, April 7, 2011

Jerk-Spiced Tilapia with Asparagus and Rice Pilaf

Get the taste of summer with homemade jerk spice! The mix of spices in combination with tilapia will have you begging for more!
Ingredients
• 1 tsp / 5 ml thyme
• 1 tsp / 5 ml chili powder
• 2 cloves garlic, pressed
• 1 tsp / 5 ml ground ginger
• 1/2 tsp / 2 1/2 ml nutmeg
• 1/2 tsp / 2 1/2 ml cinnamon
• 1 jalapeno pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped
• 1 tsp / 5 ml freshly ground black pepper
• Pinch of sea salt
• 1 Tbsp / 15 ml lime juice
• 2 Tbsp / 30 ml olive oil
• 1/2 tsp / 2 1/2 ml ground cloves
• 4 tilapia fillets
Preparation
  1. Combine herbs and spices in a small bowl and mix well.
  2. Coat tilapia fillets with olive oil. Pat both sides with spices.
  3. Sauté each fillet until just cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side. Do not overcook

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