Shito Tilapia with Vegetable Rice
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 35
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 30
  • 4 whole cleaned tilapia
  • 1 tablespoon of Efia Shito (www.efiashito.com)
  • 4 whole garlic cloves
  • 1 1/2 whole onions
  • 2 Maggi shrimp cubes
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 3 cups of rice (white or brown)
  • sweet corn (1/2 bag frozen or fresh equivalent)
  • peas (1/2 bag frozen or fresh equivalent)
  • green beans (1/2 bag frozen or fresh equivalent)
  • carrots (1/2 bag frozen or fresh equivalent)
  • 2 whole tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
DIRECTIONS
  1. Blend garlic and 1 whole onion (liquefy)
  2. mix onion & garlic marinade with Shito, Maggi cubes, pepper, and salt
  3. spread sauce on tilapia and marinade for 30 minutes
  4. steam rice and set aside
  5. cover broiler sheet with aluminum foil & grease foil with olive oil and marinade
  6. add tilapia to sheet, spread marinade over fish, and broil 2-4 minutes on each side (depending on how dry you prefer your fish)
  7. lower oven heat to 350
  8. transfer tilapia to oven & bake, covered, for 15-20 minutes
  9. heat 1 tsp of olive oil in a wok
  10. dice 1/4 whole onion and brown in wok
  11. mix in sweet corn, peas, beans, carrots and/or any other vegetables of your choice
  12. stir fry vegetables until soft
  13. mix in rice, lower heat, & cover for 2 minutes
  14. remove tilapia from oven and immediately spread all tilapia with ~2 tablespoons of Shito
  15. serve with rice, tomato slices & lemon wedges
  16. Ymmm. Dinner is served.