Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Beer Battered Tilapia with Red Chile Mandarin Orange Sauce

This recipe is Robin Miller
also very tasty.

You don't have to fry it, you can dip in the beer batter the place in the oven, it is still very tasty and a bit less fattening.

Olive oil
3/4 cup all-purpose flour, divided
2/3 cup beer
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
4 tilapia or flounder fillets, about 5 ounces each
Freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons red chili paste
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained and chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves


Heat enough olive oil, to shallow fry the fish, in a large skillet over medium-high heat

In a shallow dish, whisk together 1/2 cup of the flour, beer, egg, and baking powder. Place remaining 1/4 cup flour in a separate shallow dish.

Season both sides of fish fillets with salt and black pepper. Dredge fish in flour, turn to coat both sides and then shake off excess flour. Dunk fish in beer mixture and turn to coat both sides.

Add fish to hot oil and cook 2 to 3 minutes per side, until cooked through and opaque. Remove fish from oil. Place on a paper towel lined plate.

While the fish is frying, in a medium bowl, whisk together lemon juice and chili paste. Add mandarin oranges and cilantro and toss to combine. Serve sauce over fish.


Sunday, September 28, 2008

Lamb Chops. by Cat Cora

Needed a simple and quick recipe for Lamb Chops. This one is prepared and ready in less than 30 minutes. Lamb chops has plenty of tast, this one is very good. I make a spinash salad with it.

8 (4-ounce) lamb chops

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 tablespoon finely chopped rosemary leaves

1 lemon, halved

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preheat a hot grill and the oven to 400 degrees F.

Rub the chops with oil, garlic, rosemary, lemon, salt, and pepper. Place on the grill and cook for 4 minutes on each side. Put on a baking sheet and finish in the oven, about 5 minutes, or until desired doneness.
let me know how it turns out.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Trying new things.

I have been cooking but not so healthy these days, need to get back on my Healthy living and accomplish it, my DH says it takes 21 days to make or brake a habbit, howcome I can't break the habit of over eating.

Yesterday I tried an Indian Curry recipes with eggs and potatos it was delicious. I loved it and so did the kids including Monica. It was not so so spicy but full of flavor. Will post the recipe later.