Thursday, July 14, 2011

A little fish

One of the many dishes my mom is known for is her spanish style rice- so I took her recipe and with a couple changes came up with clean spanish rice. I paired this with Tilapia and black beans, or you can do a taco!


Ingredients:
- 1.5C brown rice
- 1 can no salt added tomato sauce (you can puree your own at home if you want)
- 1/2 onion, chopped
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- Garlic and Onion Powder (I don't measure, just an even sprinkling of both) 

Directions:
1. Place rice, onion, olive oil and seasoning in frying pan on medium heat. Stir until rice begins to brown and onion looks clear. 

2. Add 1 1/4 C of water and the can of tomato sauce (be careful, I get popped every once and a while!) 
3. Bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer and cover. It should take about 20 minutes for all the water to cook off. 
Finished product!
I put my fish on a bed of romaine lettuce, with tomato, a little rice, and black beans. B turned his into a taco/burrito (pictured above).
For tilapia- Spray pan and add a tiny bit of coconut oil to top of fish.
Pepper to taste, then bake at 350 for about 15 minutes.


If you're a sauce person (like me) add some Tapatio to a
little non-fat greek yogurt. It's awesome!

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  2. Thank you so much. I grabbed some tilapia this morning and then discovered I wasn't quite sure what to do with the fish, was on sale. Look forward to trying your recipe, sure looks good.

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  3. Hi little B...can you help me?? I need help, lol! So I tried this tonight and it didn't work at all! Mooshy rice, I have a feeling I bought the right kind. What kind do you use?? Thanks...

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  4. I think the brand is Mahatma brown rice... did you let the liquid cook off completely?

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  5. well i just tried sauteeing right out of the box and yes it sat for a while. I think i should have boiled first maybe...no clue!

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  6. Was the rice that was used pre cooked? Or dry from the box?

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