Tilapia with Thai Coconut-Curry Sauce (02.06.14)

Posted at 10:12 AM, Feb 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-06 14:46:30-05
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons red curry paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 (14-ounce) can light coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 cups cooked long grain brown rice
  • 4 lime wedges
  • No-Salt Seasoning and pepper, to taste

Preheat broiler.

Heat 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ginger and garlic; cook 1 minute. Add pepper and onions; cook 1 minute. Stir in curry powder, curry paste, and cumin; cook 1 minute. Add soy sauce, sugar, coconut milk, no salt seasoning and pepper; bring to a simmer (do not boil). Remove from heat; stir in cilantro.

Brush fish with remaining 1/2 teaspoon oil; sprinkle with no salt seasoning and pepper. Place fish on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Broil 7 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve fish with sauce, rice, and lime wedges.