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Johnny Carino's Jalapeño Garlic Tilapia

Fillet of tilapia sautéed with garlic, jalapeños and spinach in a lemon butter cream sauce, served on a bed of angel hair pasta topped with Roma tomatoes


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Ingredients :

  • 1 oz melted margarine
  • 3 oz heavy cream
  • ½ tspn chopped garlic
  • ¼ cup lemon butter
  • 1 tilapia
  • 5 oz angel hair pasta (cooked)
  • 2 tbsp chopped jalapeños
  • 2 tbsp roma tomatoes
  • ½ cup chopped spinach
  • parsley garnish
  • ¼ tspn sauté spice

Preparation and Cooking Instructions :

  1. To a heated sauté pan, add margarine, garlic and tilapia.
  2. Once the bottom of the tilapia has cooked, flip the tilapia over in the pan and add jalapeños, spinach and sauté spice.
  3. Heat pasta in boiling water until heated and drain well.
  4. Place pasta in a bed in center of plate once tilapia starts to flake throughout, add cream and lemon butter. Let sauce reduce until thickened.
  5. Place tilapia fillets over bed of pasta. Pour sauce evenly over center.
  6. Garnish with Roma tomatoes and fresh parsley.