There is a recipe that will amaze you with it’s delicious and light taste. The chili-rubbed Tilapia fish with asparagus &lemon is the perfect light dish for the spring season, because of its low calories percentage and healthy ingredients.
The ingredients you need are: 2 pounds asparagus, 2 tablespoons chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 pound tilapia, 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil and 3 tablespoons lemon juice. In case you can’t find tilapia, you can replace it with Pacific sole or other firm white fish fillets.
The preparation is easy and fast. First boil 1 inch of water in a large saucepan and add the asparagus and then leave it for not more than 4 minutes, until tender-crisp.
Transfer it into larger plate and cool it. Meanwhile combine garlic powder, chili powder, salt and the fish fillets together in a plate.
Heat the oil and add the fish. Cook until opaque in the center and set aside.
Divide it among 4 plates. Add lemon juice, as well as salt and the asparagus. Then again cook together for 4 minutes, until asparagus is coated. Serve together with the fish. For better taste you can serve it with fish sauce.