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Thai Tilapia

 Thai Tilapia
You can take a taste trip to Asia even on a hectic weeknight with this no-fuss fish dish developed by our Test Kitchen. The sauce adds a mellow, peanutty flavor and a bit of a kick.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 2 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 cup fresh snow peas
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup Thai peanut sauce


  • Prepare grill for indirect heat. Combine the rice, onions, red pepper
  • and basil; place on a greased double thickness of heavy-duty foil
  • (about 15 in. square). Top with the tilapia, snow peas and peanut
  • sauce. Fold foil around mixture and seal tightly.
  • Grill, covered, over indirect medium-hot heat for 8-10 minutes or
  • until fish flakes easily with a fork. Open foil carefully to allow
  • steam to escape. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 362 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 787 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 26 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.