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Fresh Corn and Tilapia

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A simple to make Indian Corn and Tilapia recipe. Being born and raised in Jersey, there are just some things that I'll always keep close to my heart.....Jon Bon, Bruce, and ofcourse, corn and tomatoes! What can I say, I guess no matter where I am, I'll always be a Jersey girl at heart!!
For indian corn
  Corn ears 3 , kernels cut off the cobb
  Garlic cloves 2 , chopped
  Red onion 1
  Chopped cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (A Big Handful)
  Canned white beans 15 Ounce, rinsed and drained (1 Can)
  Jalapeno 1⁄2 , minced
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
For tilapia
  Tilapia fillets 1 Pound
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Season Tilapia with salt, paprika and freshly ground pepper on both the sides.

2. In a pan, heated over medium heat, add extra virgin olive oil and butter.
3. Add onions and garlic and let them cook for about two minutes so that it gets fragrant.
4. Add jalapenos, corn, a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir it well and let it cook for about four minutes.
5. Add 1 teaspoon of paprika, two teaspoons of cumin, white beans, chopped cilantro and sliced tomatoes. Let it cook for 5-7 minutes.
6. Heat another pan and add extra virgin olive oil.
7. Add the seasoned Tilapias and cook it on both the sides for 2-3 minutes. Once it becomes nice and opaque, you know your Tilapia is done.

8. On a serving platter, take corn mixture and top it with Tilapia. Decorate with lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Pan Roasting
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
For all those who found corn and tomatoes combo to be hot, here is a simply irresistible dish. The pan roasted tilapia takes with it the all time favorite combination of fresh corn and tomatoes for those special weekend dinners. Watch the video to learn the easy process of cooking from the famous chef Dani Spies.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 286 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.3%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32 mg10.7%

Sodium 129.1 mg5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.3%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 22 g43.5%

Vitamin A 24.2% Vitamin C 23.2%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 19.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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