Sunday, May 3, 2009

Tilapia with Oranges and Parsley

This is a wonderful summer fish recipe.
It is light and refreshing.

Tilapia with Oranges and Parsley
3 oranges ( all parts of orange will be used in recipe)
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, divided
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
2 cups hot cooked instant white rice

1. Grate 2 teaspoons orange rind. Peel and section oranges over a bowl, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. Chop sections. Combine rind, chopped orange, 2 tablespoons parsley, 5 teaspoons oil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a bowl; toss well.

2. Preheat oven to 400°.

3. Sprinkle fish evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add a little butter in a skillet and cook for about 7 minutes depending on the thickness of your fish.

4. Combine 2 tablespoons reserved juice, remaining 2 tablespoons parsley, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and rice. Spoon 1/2 cup rice onto each of 4 plates; top each with 1 fillet and 1/4 cup salsa.

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