Baked Cilantro Tilapia with Brown Rice and Snow Peas

Baked Cilantro Tilapia with Brown Rice and Snow Peas
Prep 10 mins Bake 350°F 12 mins Microwave 9 mins Cook 4 mins Steam

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves, plus more for garnish (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 8 defrosted tilapia fillets (5 oz each)
  • 1 bag (12 oz) frozen Steam Fresh vegetables (asparagus, gold and white corn and baby carrots mix)
  • 1/2 pound fresh snow peas, trimmed
  • 1 1/2 cups cups cooked brown rice
  • Lime wedges (optional)

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees . In a small bowl, whisk together cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, shallot, garlic, salt and pepper. Place fish in a shallow baking pan and pour on cilantro mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes or until fish is opaque and cooked through. Transfer 4 of the fillets to a lidded container. Cover and freeze for Friday.

2. Meanwhile, microwave frozen vegetables according to package directions, about 4 to 7 minutes. Divide vegetables in half. Place 3/4 cup in a lidded container; refrigerate for Friday.

3. Heat 2 inches water in a pot set over high heat until boiling. Top with steamer basket, add snow peas, cover and steam until crisp-tender, 4 minutes. Transfer 3/4 cup to a lidded container. Cover and refrigerate for Friday.

4. Microwave rice until warm, 2 minutes. Stir in remaining half of mixed vegetables. Serve with remaining snow peas and tilapia. Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 330, Fat, total (g): 4, chol. (mg): 71, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 35, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 34, sodium (mg): 249, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.