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Tilapia with Jasmine Rice Recipe

Tilapia with Jasmine Rice Recipe

This tender, full-flavored tilapia with fragrant jasmine rice is absolutely to die for. And it gets better—each serving has only 5 grams of fat! —Shirl Parsons, Cape Carteret, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked jasmine rice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine water, rice and butter; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, 15-20 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, mix seasonings; sprinkle over tilapia. In a large skillet, heat salad dressing over medium heat until hot. Add fillets; cook until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 3-4 minutes per side. Serve with rice. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 3/4 cup rice: 356 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 743mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 3 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Nancn58
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2017

"My husband & I just tried this recipe. It was wonderful. We didn't care one way or the other about the jasmine rice. It was good but nothing great. We also added asparagus to the meal. The next time we make this we'll have it with brown rice."

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Nancn58
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2017

"My husband & I just tried this recipe. It was wonderful. We didn't care one way or the other about the jasmine rice. It was good but nothing great. We also added asparagus to the meal. The next time we make this we'll have it with brown rice."

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tlbdlb4evr
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014 Edited Nov. 11, 2014

"Absolutely delicious! I was skeptical until I tasted it. I used Zesty Italian dressing and Old Bay Seasoning. Will be fixing this one again and have even added to my Recipe Box."

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ShawnyD
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2013

"This was not my favorite, but my finicky 7 year old who only likes her fish fried ate it up! Worth making again just for her."

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scrapo
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2011

"Very tasty! I baked the tilapia and topped with a little bit of breadcrumbs instead of doing in the skillet and still turned out very yummy."

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nrctermite
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2010

"This was easy and tasty too!"

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c4pepper
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2010

"This dish is to die for..Shirl has made if for me personally and it was wonderful. Thanks Shirl Girl...Jan"

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keverwann
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2010

"This did not taste good at all. When the fish finally flaked, it was rubbery too."

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butchie2
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2010

"can't wait to try it."

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Jean56
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2010

"Excellent. The only change I made was to use Ken's Sundried Tomato salad Dressing becasue it is what I had on hand. Husband and Son loved it."

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