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Grilled Tilapia with Browned Butter and Couscous

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  Canned fat free low sodium chicken broth 14 Ounce (1 Can)
  Orange zest 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Ground red pepper 1 Dash, or ground
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Uncooked couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned chicken broth 14 Ounce (Fat Free Less Sodium)
  Chopped orange sections 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Zest of orange 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 3 Tablespoon (Use Fresh)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coriander seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black peppercorns 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tilapia fillets 24 Ounce

To prepare couscous
melt butter in a large stainless steel skillet over medium-high heat. When the butter is lightly browned, add couscous; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Bring broth to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Gradually add broth to couscous mixture in pan; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in oranges, zest, parsley, and 1/4-teaspoon salt.
To prepare Tilapia
place 1/4-teaspoon salt, coriander, peppercorns, and red pepper in a spice or coffee grinder, and process until finely ground. Rub spice mixture evenly over fish. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush pan with a little olive oil. Arrange fillets in pan; cook 2 minutes. Turn fillets over; cook 2 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with couscous.
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Fish and seafood can get versatile when cooked and served with a twist. Watch Mike Monahan grilling Tilapia with a few simple spices and serving it along with couscous cooked with orange and other flavors. Twist worth it!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 873 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34%

Saturated Fat 11.2 g56.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 152.3 mg50.8%

Sodium 619.5 mg25.8%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.5%

Sugars 5.2 g

Protein 80 g159.5%

Vitamin A 86.8% Vitamin C 182.2%

Calcium 15.7% Iron 27.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Grilled Tilapia With Browned Butter And Couscous Recipe Video