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Oven Grilled Tilapia w/ Fried Plantains


  • Author: FoodieNotAChef
  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hr 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1-2 1x

Description

“An easy, healthy, and delicious fish recipe that the entire family can enjoy” I made it for lunch yesterday and it was soooo good!  


Scale

Ingredients

Fish:  

  • 1 Tilapia 
  • ½ lemon or lime 
  • 2 bulbs of Scallions 
  • 1 Green scotch bonnet pepper 
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper 
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • ½ cup celery 
  • 1 inch of Peeled Ginger
  • ¼ tsp curry powder
  • ½ small onion 
  • 2 cloves of garlic 
  • 2 tbsp olive oil 
  • 1 tsp chicken bouillon 
  • Salt and black pepper to taste  

 Sauteed Vegetables:

  • 1 large purple onion
  • ½ red + green bell peppers
  • 1 tomato chicken bouillon to taste. 

Other: 

  • 2-3 ripe plantains 
  • 1 avocado  

Instructions

Prep  

  1. Cleaning Fish: Using a kitchen knife remove any scales on your fish. Rinse fish under cold water with lemon or lime Juice then pat dry using paper towel. Using a kitchen knife, make 4 deep diagonal cuts into the fish on both sides. Set aside.
  2. Marinade: In a food processor or a blender; blend scallions, bell peppers, celery, ginger, curry, onion, garlic, olive oil, and chicken bouillon.
  3. Scoop out 2 tbsp of the marinade and mix in 1 tsp of olive oil. Set aside to glaze the fish. 
  4. Rub the marinade into the fish then season fish with salt and pepper to taste. Allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes. 

Grilling  

  1. Move the rack in your oven up to the second highest position. Then Set your oven to broil on high.
  2. Brush a bit of olive oil onto a broiler or grill baking pan to prevent fish from sticking then place fish onto it.
  3. Broil for 15 minutes on each side. Brush each side once with left over marinade. 

Sauteed Vegetables 

  1. Chop onions, bell peppers, and tomatoes. 
  2. Add 2 tbsp of olive oil to a skillet and Sautee on medium-high heat. 
  3. Add chicken bouillon to taste.
  • Category: Dinner