3 Quick & Easy, Healthy, Nutritious and Delicious Fish Recipes

Tilapia en Papillote

4 tilapia filets
1 large zucchini, julienned
1 large yellow squash, julienned
1 large carrot, julienned
1 medium shallot, thinly sliced
1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, about 1 orange
Zest of 1 orange
Salt & pepper, to taste
Vegetable oil
Weber® Boston Bay Seafood Seasoning

Preheat oven to 450°F. Position a rack in the center of the oven.
Combine zucchini, yellow squash, carrot, onion, shallot, orange juice, orange zest, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl.
Cut four pieces of parchment paper 24×16-inches. Fold each piece of parchment paper in a half. Using scissors, cut each folded piece of paper into a heart shape. Place an opened parchment heart on your work surface with the fold running vertically. Brush one side of the heart lightly with oil.
Place fillets on the oiled half, sprinkle seafood seasoning over fish and 1/4 of mixed vegetables on top. Fold the other half of the parchment heart over the fish, covering it completely. Crimp edges to form a sealed pouch.
Place packages on baking sheet, lightly brush the top of each package with oil; bake until the paper is puffed and brown, about 15 minutes.
Place heart shaped package on plate. Cut slashed in the parchment at the table to release the aromatic steam.

Mediterranean Swordfish

4 slices of Swordfish cut about 1/2” thick
1/2 pint cherry or grape tomatoes
1 sliced shallot
1/2 cup chopped black kalamata olives
3 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained
4 ounces feta cheese

Preheat oven to 425°F.
Place swordfish on hot grill or hot grill pan and sear on both sides. Remove from the grill. Place swordfish on one half of baking sheet lightly sprayed with cooking spray. At other half add tomatoes, shallots, olives, capers and feta cheese. Bake 10-15 minutes or until an internal temperature reaches 140°.
Place swordfish on plate and top with vegetables and cheese.

Smoked Salmon

1 pound fresh salmon
2 lemons, one juiced, one sliced
1 teaspoon Weber® Zesty Lemon & Chicken Seasoning
Cameron Stovetop Smoker 
1 teaspoon Adler chips (comes with smoker)

Place 1 teaspoon adler chips in stovetop smoker. Lightly spray grill with cooking pan spray. Place salmon on grill pan, squeeze one lemon over salmon, top with Zesty Lemon Seasoning and sliced lemons. Close top of smoker leaving 1-inch open and place on medium high heat. When smoke appears through opening, completely close cover. Cook 20 minutes or until internal temperature measure 140°F on a food thermometer.
Remove salmon from grill pan. Serve with additional lemon, if desired.


“Better Than Sex” Cake

Okay, I really didn’t name it that, someone else did a long time ago….I did however make several  changes to the original recipe and I think you’re going to love them…..Great recipe, easy to make and would be fantastic for “Valentine’s Day”…Here’s the recipe…

Better Than Sex Cake

Ingredients:

1 German chocolate or other chocolate cake baked, 2 8” pans

¾ cup raspberry or chocolate fudge topping

¾ cup butterscotch/caramel topping

¾ cup sweetened condensed milk

Chocolate covered toffee bits

Frosting:

1 package instant chocolate pudding

1 pint heavy cream

1 cup milk

Directions:

  1. Bake cake according to directions for a two layer cake. Remove cake from pans and place on a wire rack.  Cut out a piece of parchment paper to fit layer cake pans.  Place paper on bottom of cake pan and place cooled cake on top of paper.
  2. Make holes in the entire top of the two cakes using the handle of a wooden spoon.
  3. Poor (one at a time) raspberry/chocolate, butterscotch/caramel and condensed milk over top of the cakes and let each flavor soak in before adding the next.
  4. In a medium sized mixing bowl add all frosting ingredients and beat using a hand mixer until thick.
  5. Place one of the layers on a cake dish and frost with 1/3 of the frosting.  Sprinkle frosting with toffee bits.  Place second layer over toffee bits and frost the top of the cake.
  6. Drizzle more caramel sauce on top of cake.
  7. Sprinkle toffee bits on top.