Blackened Tilapia With Buttered Carrots

Blackened Tilapia With Buttered Carrots
Charles Masters
Serves 4
preparation
25
minutes
cooking
25
minutes

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds
carrots, cut into sticks if large
1
tablespoon
unsalted butter
1
tablespoon
chopped fresh oregano
kosher salt and black pepper
4
6-ounce tilapia fillets, split lengthwise
2
tablespoons
blackening seasoning
3
tablespoons
canola oil, plus more if needed
corn bread, for serving

Directions

  1. Fill a large pot with 1 inch of water and fit with a steamer basket; bring the water to a boil. Place the carrots in the basket, cover, and steam until tender, 6 to 8 minutes; drain and toss with the butter, oregano, and ½ teaspoon salt.
  2. Meanwhile, rub the tilapia with the blackening seasoning. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook in batches until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side, adding more oil to the pan if necessary. Serve with the carrots and corn bread.
Kristen Evans Dittami
April 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 242
  • Fat 27 g
  • Sat Fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 172 mg
  • Sodium 1,165 mg
  • Protein 43 g
  • Carbohydrate 70 g
  • Sugar 28 g
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Calcium 155 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.