Grilled Tilapia with Bottle Gourd and Green Beans

This Grilled Tilapia with Bottle Gourd and Green Beans dish is for fish lovers where you can have a soft and flakey fish without any efforts and can enjoy this delicious dish even after a hectic and busy day as this dish requires only 5 minutes of your busy schedule and the results are mind blowing. I tried this dish with Cod, monkfish and even scallops and every time this dish was miraculously delicious and even yummier then the previous try.

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Ingredients

  • 3 tilapia fillets
  • Salt as needed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Black pepper as needed
  • 1 tablespoons barbeque sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • For Roasted bottle gourd and Green beans:
  • 1 bottle gourd (peeled and cut lengthwise into slices)
  • 1 pound green beans (cut the tips and tails)
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fish powder

Instructions

  • 1. Take in a bowl and add lemon juice, barbeque sauce, Cajun seasoning, garlic paste, ginger paste, sesame seeds, olive oil and season with salt and black pepper. Mix well until the tilapia fillets are fully covered by the marinade sauce and set aside for about an hour.
  • 2. Preheat the outdoor grill at high.
  • 3. Take out the tilapia fillets and place on the hot grill, bake for about 3 minutes on one side, change the side and again grill for about 3 minutes or until the fish is properly cooked and flakey.
  • 4. When ready, take out in a serving dish and set aside warm.
  • 5. Now for the roasted bottle gourd and green beans, take a large bowl and add corn starch, yogurt, olive oil, cumin powder, honey, lime juice, Italian dressing, fish powder, salt and black pepper and mix well until you get a smooth mixture.
  • 6. Add the sliced bottle gourd and green beans in the spiced mixture and mix well until all the ingredients are fully incorporated.
  • 7. Preheat your oven at 350 F.
  • 8. Now place the bottle gourd and green beans on the baking sheet and bake for about 5 to 10 minutes or until ready. Change the sides of the veggies after every 2 to 3 minutes for even baking.
  • 9. Serve the roasted veggies with grilled Tilapia fillets and enjoy hot.

Instructions

  • 1. Take in a bowl and add lemon juice, barbeque sauce, Cajun seasoning, garlic paste, ginger paste, sesame seeds, olive oil and season with salt and black pepper. Mix well until the tilapia fillets are fully covered by the marinade sauce and set aside for about an hour.
  • 2. Preheat the outdoor grill at high.
  • 3. Take out the tilapia fillets and place on the hot grill, bake for about 3 minutes on one side, change the side and again grill for about 3 minutes or until the fish is properly cooked and flakey.
  • 4. When ready, take out in a serving dish and set aside warm.
  • 5. Now for the roasted bottle gourd and green beans, take a large bowl and add corn starch, yogurt, olive oil, cumin powder, honey, lime juice, Italian dressing, fish powder, salt and black pepper and mix well until you get a smooth mixture.
  • 6. Add the sliced bottle gourd and green beans in the spiced mixture and mix well until all the ingredients are fully incorporated.
  • 7. Preheat your oven at 350 F.
  • 8. Now place the bottle gourd and green beans on the baking sheet and bake for about 5 to 10 minutes or until ready. Change the sides of the veggies after every 2 to 3 minutes for even baking.
  • 9. Serve the roasted veggies with grilled Tilapia fillets and enjoy hot.

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