Coleslaw is a staple side with BBQ and Tex-Mex style dishes. This citrus-based version combines the natural sweetness of orange juice, mango and apple with the heat of jalapeño pepper to help bring out the natural flavors of the veggies. Featuring colorful bell peppers, this slaw is rich in beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C and contains a variety of phytochemicals that may help reduce your risk of cancer. Pair with fish tacos, grilled chicken or use as a flavorful topping in salads and wraps.
- 4 tsp. whole black peppercorns
- 1 lb tilapia, 4 fillets
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 10 oz baby spinach
- 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
- 1 Spanish onion, very thinly sliced
- Olive oil cooking spray
- Put peppercorns in re-sealable plastic bag. Lay bag on cutting board and pound peppercorns using a mallet or rolling pin until coarsely crushed.
- Sprinkle both sides of fillets lightly with salt. Sprinkle and press crushed peppercorns on both sides of fillets. Set aside.
- In large bowl, toss spinach with 1 tablespoon oil until leaves glisten.
- Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add spinach and cook until leaves collapse, stirring often, about 2 minutes. Transfer spinach to large plate, cover to keep warm and set aside. Wipe out pan and set aside.
- Using same bowl, toss onions with 1 tablespoon oil.
- Return skillet to medium-high heat and cook onions, stirring occasionally, until softened and lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Add onions to plate with spinach.
- Wipe out skillet and coat with cooking spray. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil.
- Return pan to medium-high heat. Add fillets and cook until browned and crusty on bottom, 3 to 4 minutes. Using wide spatula, turn fish and cook until white in center at thickest part and flakes easily with fork, 3 to 4 minutes.
- To serve, arrange spinach in bed on each of four dinner plates. Place fish on top and arrange onions over fish.
Leave a comment
We love to hear from the community! If you made the recipe, please choose a star rating, too.
There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one.