Tilapia with Roasted Asparagus

admin October 22, 2015 0
Tilapia with Roasted Asparagus


  • 2 lb tilapia
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • Olive oil
  • 1 (8 oz) box pearl couscous
  • 2 cups chicken stock (approximate, for cooking couscous)
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 8 oz mushrooms, quartered
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Use two large freezer bags to marinade tilapia. Mix juice of one lemon, 3 tbsp olive oil, and 1 tbsp minced garlic in each freezer bag. Lay 1 lb of tilapia flat in each bag and place it in the refrigerator. Do not marinade over 30 minutes.
  3. Make couscous according to box directions, but use chicken stock instead of water.
  4. Trim the ends of asparagus spears. Place asparagus and mushrooms in a 9″ x 13″ baking pan. Toss vegetables with olive oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper. Place in oven for 10 minutes.
  5. On a grill medium high heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil, then add marinaded tilapia in batches. Cook each side for 1 to 2 minutes, until golden brown.
  6. Assemble lunch boxes with couscous, roasted vegetables, and tilapia fillets.

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