Spicy Tilapia Rice Bowl Recipe

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Spicy Tilapia Rice Bowl Recipe
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Spicy Tilapia Rice Bowl Recipe

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I love healthy living and tilapia is a staple in my kitchen. Fresh vegetables are always good but take more prep time, so I use boil-in-bag rice for a shortcut. —Rosalin Johnson, Tupelo, Mississippi
Featured In: 31 Meals in a Bowl
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen pepper and onion stir-fry blend
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 envelope fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups hot cooked brown rice
  • Optional toppings: cubed avocado, sour cream and salsa

Directions

Sprinkle fillets with Cajun seasoning. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add fillets; cook 4-6 minutes on each side or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Remove and keep warm. Wipe pan clean.
In same skillet, heat remaining oil. Add squash; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add stir-fry blend and tomatoes; cook 6-8 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Stir in fajita seasoning mix; cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until slightly thickened.
In a small bowl, mix beans, salt and pepper. Divide rice among four serving bowls; layer with beans, vegetables and fillets. Serve with toppings as desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Tilapia Rice Bowl in Simple & Delicious October/November 2014

  • 4 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen pepper and onion stir-fry blend
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 envelope fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups hot cooked brown rice
  • Optional toppings: cubed avocado, sour cream and salsa
  1. Sprinkle fillets with Cajun seasoning. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add fillets; cook 4-6 minutes on each side or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Remove and keep warm. Wipe pan clean.
  2. In same skillet, heat remaining oil. Add squash; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add stir-fry blend and tomatoes; cook 6-8 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Stir in fajita seasoning mix; cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until slightly thickened.
  3. In a small bowl, mix beans, salt and pepper. Divide rice among four serving bowls; layer with beans, vegetables and fillets. Serve with toppings as desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Tilapia Rice Bowl in Simple & Delicious October/November 2014

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[email protected] User ID: 1202636 244539
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2016

"I actually forgot about the fajita seasoning and it was still delicious and filling!"

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misspk User ID: 654703 141327
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2014

"This was FABULOUS! Spicy and healthy. The only thing I did differently was to broil the fish instead of frying in oil. My husband loved it and it is so full of veggies! Definitely will make it regularly."

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