Mandarin Tilapia Spinach Salad

by Paula | April 4, 2013 1:15 am

You must try this delicious tilapia recipe I discovered in Oxygen Magazine[1]. It’s perfect for a quick meal during the week for the family.
-2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil-1/2 cup sliced almonds-1 mandarin orange, halved, unpeeled-1 tbsp. white vinegar-2 stalks celery, chopped-1/4 cup parsley, chopped

-6 oz. tilapia

-red pepper flakes

-2 cups baby spinach

-2 cups mixed greens

-sea salt and ground pepper, to taste

1. Heat oil in a skillet and brown almonds over medium heat, about 5 minutes.

2. Squeeze juice from the orange halves into a small bowl

3. Add orange juice and vinegar to skillet.  Stir in chopped celery and
parsley.  Mix all ingredients together and remove from pan; leave the heat

4. Brush tilapia fillets with olive oil and sprinkle with red pepper
flakes.  Brown on both sides, about 2-3 minutes per side.

5. Combine spinach and mixed greens in a large mixing bowl.  Add the
cooked fish and pour almond mixture over top.  Garnish with extra orange
slices, and season to taste.

Nutrients per serving:

Calories: 400, Total Fats: 27 g, Saturated Fat: 3.5 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 45 mg, Sodium: 150 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 19 g, Dietary Fiber: 7 g, Sugars: 8 g, Protein: 24 g, Iron: 3 mg

(photo: Oxygen Magazine)


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