Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Jerk-Spiced Tilapia

INGREDIENTS

* 1 teaspoon thyme
* 1 teaspoon chili powder
* 1 jalapeno pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped
* 2 cloves of garlic, pressed
* 1 teaspoon ground ginger
* 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
* 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
* 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
* Pinch of sea salt
* 1 tablespoon lime juice
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
* 4 tilapia fillets

METHODS

1. Combine herbs and spices in a small bowl and mix well.
2. Coat tilapia fillets with olive oil. Pat both sides with spices.
3. Sauté each fillet until just cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side. Do not overcook!

4 servings

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING
Calories: 160
Protein: 20 g
Carbohydrates: 0 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 242 mg
Cholesterol: 50 mg

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