Couscous with Sautéed Tilapia

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 325.0
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.8 mg
  • Sodium: 94.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 31.4 g

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This recipe combines 3 of my favorite foods - clams, couscous and tilapia - into one tasty dish! This recipe combines 3 of my favorite foods - clams, couscous and tilapia - into one tasty dish!
Number of Servings: 4


    Couscous, 1 cup, dry
    Water, 10 fl oz
    Clams, canned, meat only, 1 cup
    *Tilapia, 4 X 3 oz fillets
    Garlic, 3 cloves minced
    Onions, raw, .5 cup, chopped
    Green or Red Chiles (Whole) - 1 with seeds removed
    Fennel seed, 1 tsp
    Coriander seed, 1 tsp
    Cumin seed, 1 tsp
    Cilantro, raw, 6 tbsp
    Pumpkin Pie spice, 0.5 tsp


Soak the couscous in 10 oz of boiling water and set aside. If you like, you can replace 4 oz of this water with bottled Clam Juice.

Saute the onion, garlic, and chopped chiles until soft.

Using a mortar, crush the fennel, cumin coriander and pumpkin spices. Add this to the onion, garlic and chiles and mix well. Remove from pan and stir into couscous mixture.

Add a bit more oil to pan if required and cook fish for about 3 minutes each side. Remove carefully from pan, add couscous mixture and stir in fresh cilantro. Place fish on top, squirt with the juice of 1 lime, cover and turn heat off. Let sit for 3 minutes until heated through.

Serve on it's own or with a side salad.
Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JILLIANWILLIAN.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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