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Coconut Turmeric Rice Stuffed Tilapia

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 16 mins
  • Total Time: 31 mins
  • Yield: 4 portions 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Cuisine: Island Inspired

Description

A wonderful, simple recipe that starts with a terrific base of prepared rice with added ingredients to create a healthy meal.


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Ingredients

  • 1 lb of your favorite white fish fillets.
  • 1 package of Village Harvest Coconut Tumeric rice
  • 1/2 C coconut
  • 1/2 C sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 small shallot chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 lemons
  • 1/4 C chopped chives
  • 1/4 C olive oil

Instructions

  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. When cooked, remove from bag and transfer to a sauté pan with half of the olive oil.
  3. Add chopped shallots and chopped garlic and cook over low heat for 3-4 minutes.
  4. While rice is cooking, brown coconut by placing in a small sauté pan over medium heat stirring until golden brown.
  5. Add coconut and chopped chives to rice and combine.
  6. Remove from heat and add coconut and chopped sun-dried tomatoes to rice and combine.
  7. Preheat oven to 375° and cut fish fillets down the middle vertically 3/4 of the way.
  8. Place 1/2 C rice onto fish fillet and fold other flap of fish over the fish to give the look in the pictures.
  9. Place on baking sheet and drizzle remaining oil and juice of 1 lemon and bake for 8-12 minutes until fish is done and flaky.
  10. Remove from oven. Squeeze remaining lemon over fish and allow to set for 3 minutes, then serve with remaining rice and your favorite vegetable.

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