Broiled Fish with Orange Almond Cilantro Salsa

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Broiled Fish with Orange Almond Cilantro Salsa
  • 8 ServingsServings

Ingredients

Salsa

  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 cup slivered almonds, roasted* (3 ounces)
  • 1 cup tightly packed cilantro leaves, washed and dried
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • salt to taste
  • Cilanto leaves for garnish

Fish:

  • 8 thick white fish steaks (about 200 grams each- 3/4 inch thick)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoon margarine, melted (or butter if u want dairy)

Preparation

Salsa:

  1. Place orange juice, lime juice, almonds, cilantro, jalapeno and garlic in the bowl of a food processor or blender and process until very finely chopped.
  2. Season to taste with salt.
  3. Garnish with more cilantro leaves.
  4. Serve immediately or store covered and refrigerated up to one day. Serve chilled.

Fish:

  1. You may need to move the oven rack so it is 5 to 6 inches below the broiler. Set the oven control to broil.
  2. Sprinkle both sides of the fish steak with salt and pepper. Brush both sides with half of the margarine.
  3. Place fish steak on the rack in the broiler pan. Broil with top of fish steak about 4 inches from heat 5 minutes. Brush with margarine.
  4. Carefully turn fish over with a turner. If fish sticks to the rack, loosen it gently with a turner or fork. Brush other side with margarine.
  5. Broil 4 to 6 minutes longer or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

Serve the Fish with the cilantro salsa

Tip:

  • To roast almonds, place a single layer on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring at least once to ensure even roasting.
  • Almonds will continue to brown after being removed from the oven.

Source:

www.almondboard.com