Thursday, August 4, 2011

Healthy Summer Eats - Tilapia with Spicy Corn Salsa

Eating fresh veggies is a pleasure in the summertime and its abundance lends itself to eating healthy.  After a very food-heavy weekend, I wanted to ensure I treat my body right this week by preparing nourishing, clean food.  Here's where this delicious fish dish comes in.  Originally calling for salmon, I substituted with tilapia and  topped it with a wonderfully spicy corn salsa, sauteed just briefly over high heat.  The recipe calls for using red pepper flakes, which definitely bring up the heat factor - and I think I used a little more than what was asked for.  Yum! It created a nice fiery taste that had a kick but didn't hurt the tastebuds.

As you can tell from the above shot, I added avocado slices to the recipe as well, which I think work well with corn.  Overall, the dish took about 20 minutes to put together and what was even better was that I didn't feel weighed down or overstuffed after.  It's a win win and I urge you to substitute tilapia or salmon with the protein of your choice.

You can find the recipe on Cookstr, courtesy of Domenica Catelli.  Enjoy!

Tilapia (or Salmon) with Spicy Corn Salsa Recipe

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