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Picante Fish With Rice Pilaf and Asparagus Tips

Total Time - 35 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare asparagus through step 1 - 5 minutes
  • Prepare fish through step 4 - 25 minutes
  • Complete both and serve - 5 minutes

Picante Fish With Rice Pilaf and Asparagus Tips

Picante Fish With Rice Pilaf

Ingredients
10–12 sprigs fresh parsley (rinsed)
10–12 sprigs fresh cilantro (rinsed)
2 cups water
1 (5.3-ounce) package quick-cooking rice pilaf
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning
large zip-top bag
1 1/2 pounds grouper (4 fillets); thawed, if needed
butter cooking spray
1 cup picante sauce
1/4 cup white wine
2 teaspoons lemon juice

Steps

1. Chop parsley and cilantro leaves (3 tablespoons each); set aside. Combine water, rice, and seasoning packet (from rice) in medium saucepan. Cover and bring to boil on high.
2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place flour and seafood seasoning in zip-top bag; shake to mix. Add fish (wash hands); seal tightly and shake gently (or press with fingertips) to evenly coat fish. Coat sauté pan with cooking spray; add fish (wash hands) and coat top of fish with cooking spray. Cover and cook 2 minutes on each side. 
3. Stir rice when boiling, cover, and reduce to low; simmer 7 minutes.
4. Add remaining ingredients to fish (including parsley and cilantro). Swirl fish gently to blend sauce. Cover, reduce to medium, and cook 5 minutes or until fish is opaque and separates easily with a fork.
5. Remove rice from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 360kcal; FAT 3g; CHOL 65mg;
SODIUM 1170mg; CARB 40g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 37g;
VIT A 15%; VIT C 8%; CALC 6%; IRON 15%

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Asparagus Tips

Ingredients
1 pound fresh asparagus spears (rinsed)
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon garlic butter
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt

Steps

1. Cut 1 inch from tough root end of asparagus spears and discard. To do this quickly, group half the spears together, align ends, and slice with sharp knife. Cut into 2-inch pieces. Place in microwave-safe bowl with water.
2. Cover and microwave on HIGH 4–5 minutes, stirring once, or until desired tenderness. Drain asparagus; stir in garlic butter and seasoned salt. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 50kcal; FAT 3g; CHOL 5mg;
SODIUM 220mg; CARB 4g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 2g;
VIT A 20%; VIT C 10%; CALC 2%; IRON 15%

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Dairy
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp garlic butter

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list butter cooking spray
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp flour
Add to your grocery list large zip-top bag
Add to your grocery list 2 tsp lemon juice
Add to your grocery list 1 cup picante sauce
Add to your grocery list 1 (5.3-oz) package quick-cooking rice pilaf
Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp seafood seasoning blend
Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup white wine

Produce
Add to your grocery list 1 lb fresh asparagus spears
Add to your grocery list 10-12 sprigs fresh cilantro
Add to your grocery list 10-12 sprigs fresh parsley

Seafood
Add to your grocery list 4 grouper fillets (1 1/2 lb)

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Add to your grocery list fresh salad blend with dressing

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large sauté pan with lid
  • medium saucepan with lid
  • microwave-safe bowl with lid
  • cooking spoons, tongs
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

Soak fish in milk, for 10 minutes, before starting fish preparation. Discard milk and proceed with recipe. (This draws out any strong smell and gives a milder flavor.)

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