Steamed Cayenne Rubbed Tilapia with a Mango, Corn & Plum Salsa

Posted: 2011/07/16 in fruit, seafood

Yum. I love fresh chunky salsas, but all the cutting and dicing makes it super prohibitive to make at least for a lazy bum like me. I would buy the canned stuff, but well it tastes … canned, its just not the same. Sigh. Thus I’m forced to make my own. Generally when I do make salsas they’ve been pretty good, though there have been a few notable exceptions… but thats beside the point. I just got myself a new Tatung steam cooker (if you don’t know what it is click here or visit some traditional Taiwanese persons house) and I wanted to test out its steaming capabilities. I had a bunch of Tilapia fillets in the freezer so I just took one out and plopped it on a plate to steam. Tossed together a fruity salsa and presto dinner was done. This probably would have tasted better in taco form, but alas no tortillas or tortilla chips.

Steamed Cayenne Rubbed Tilapia
1 tilapia fillet
cayenne powder
red pepper flakes
black pepper

1. Rub the spices all over the front and back of the Tilapia
2. Steam the Tilapia till cooked through

Mango, Corn & Plum Salsa
1 diced large ripe mango
1 cup cooked corn kernels
1 diced small black plum

1. Toss everything together and season to taste

  1. AV says:

    Finally, pictures are starting to be decent :P

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