Green Chile Broiled Tilapia

Squeeze fresh lime juice over fish at the table to bring out the brightest flavor. And while you're at it, show the kids how to squeeze lime wedges on their food and not squirt the juice elsewhere!

Yield:

Makes 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 197
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 5.3 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 2.6 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 34.3 g
Carbohydrate 3.3 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 362 mg
Calcium 22 mg

Ingredients

6 (6-oz.) tilapia or orange roughy fillets
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 (4.5-oz.) can chopped green chiles
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
Lime wedges

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler. Sprinkle fillets with salt and pepper. Arrange fillets on a lightly greased rack in a broiler pan.

2. Stir together green chiles and next 6 ingredients in a small bowl. Spoon about half of mixture evenly over fillets, spreading to edges.

3. Broil 5 inches from heat 10 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Serve fish with remaining green chile mixture and lime wedges.

MENU IDEA FOR 6 * Green Chile Broiled Tilapia * Mexican rice

GROCERIES NEEDED Check staples: salt, pepper, ketchup, olive oil, ground cumin, hot sauce * 6 (6-oz.) tilapia or orange roughy fillets * 1 (4.5-oz.) can chopped green chiles * 2 limes * 2 (5.4-oz.) packages Mexican rice (such as Lipton Fiesta Sides)

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October 2006