Chili -Rubbed Tilapia with Asparagus and Lemon

One of our favorite meals to eat is fish.   
It's quick to cook and healthy.

This is a great dish for all of you dieters out there.
There is no butter in this dish, just a few tablespoons of olive oil.
It's spicy and full of flavor.

Chili-Rubbed Tilapia with Asparagus and Lemon
(adapted from

2 pounds asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 pound tilapia filets, or 3-4 pieces
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice

Place trimmed and cut asparagus in a steamer bowl and steam for 4-5 minutes, or until tender, but still crisp.  Remove and transfer to a large plate.  On a large plate, combine chili powder, garlic powder, and salt.  Cover each filet with chili powder mixture.  Heat oil in non-stick pan over medium-high heat.  Add the fish and cook until opaque in the center.  You will have to flip the fish after 3 to 4 minutes, cooking 7 to 8 minutes total.  Remove fish and place on individual plates.

Add lemon juice and asparagus to the pan and cook, stirring constantly until the asparagus is coated and heated through, about 2 minutes.  Serve with the fish.


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  1. Yum! This looks great! Thanks for linking up to Savory Sunday!!

  2. Wow, this sounds delicious! Definitely want to start eating more fish...what better way than to start with this recipe??

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  4. This looks so good! Would you come over to my link party tomorrow and share your recipes with us at Cast Party Wednesday?
    I hope to see you there!

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