COSTA RICAN TILAPIA

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COSTA RICAN TILAPIA

COSTA RICAN TILAPIA. Alimento Base: Fish, For the tilapia marinade, combine lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, garlic, salt, and sugar in a shallow dish. Add tilapia and marinate 15 minutes, turning once. To prepare the bean and rice mixture, cook...
Tiempo de preparación 1 hora
Tiempo total 1 hora
Plato Fish
Cocina Costa Rica
Raciones 6 comensales

Ingredientes
  

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 6 tilapia fillets about 5 ounces each
  • 3/4 cup long-grain rice
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 2 oranges peeled, seeded, coarsely chopped
  • 1 can 28 ounces diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can 15 ounces black or pinto beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Elaboración paso a paso
 

  • Preparation
  • For the tilapia marinade, combine lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, garlic, salt, and sugar in a shallow dish.
  • Add tilapia and marinate 15 minutes, turning once.
  • To prepare the bean and rice mixture, cook the rice according to package directions and keep warm while the tilapia is marinating.
  • Preheat oven to 400ºC.
  • In a large, high-sided skillet or saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil on medium heat.
  • Add remaining garlic and onions; sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes, stirring.
  • Add 2 tablespoons cilantro, oranges, tomatoes, beans, oregano, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, and cayenne.
  • Cook, uncovered, until hot, 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Transfer hot rice to a 9 by 13 inch or 2-1/2 to 3 quart baking dish.
  • Spoon the bean mixture on top of rice and gently blend.
  • Slightly overlap tilapia fillets on top and scrape marinade over fillets.
  • Bake until the flesh of the tilapia just begins to flake at the nudge of a fork, 16 to 20 minutes.