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Tilapia Recipe

Fast & Easy Dinner: Tilapia With Arugula and Tomatoes

Just because you are cooking for one doesn't mean you shouldn't take the time to prepare a healthy and delicious meal. If you live alone, this recipe is for you. It's quick and uncomplicated, but flavorful and well balanced.

Tilapia, a light, flaky white fish, is cooked with tomatoes and arugula. A simple piccata-style pan sauce of butter and capers tops off the fish. Don't hesitate to be resourceful. Have a vegetable drawer filled with spinach? Use that instead. To treat yourself to this dish, get the recipe.

Tilapia With Arugula and Tomatoes

Tilapia With Arugula and Tomatoes

Cooking For One

Ingredients

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
1 tilapia filet (8 ounces)
Coarse salt and ground pepper
2 small bunches arugula (about 3 cups)
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and drained

Directions

  1. In a medium nonstick skillet, bring 1/4 cup water to a boil. Add tomatoes and red-pepper flakes; top with tilapia, and season with salt and pepper. Cover, and cook 3 minutes.
  2. Add arugula. Cover, and cook until tilapia flakes easily with a fork, about 2 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer tilapia and vegetables to a plate (reserve skillet).
  3. Make sauce: Off heat, add butter, lemon juice, and capers to skillet; swirl until butter has melted. Season sauce with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve tilapia over arugula and tomatoes; drizzle with sauce.

Serves 1.

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ChilePepper ChilePepper 6 years
i made this the other night with reineta (a fish we have an abundance of here in chile; it is kind of like tilapia but a little less flaky - maybe like a snapper?) and it came out great! and it was so easy; it will be in the regular rotation.
Blue-Monday Blue-Monday 6 years
i don't usually cook fish, but this recipe was so simple! love it.
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