Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Tilapia with Asparagus stir fry and Sauteed onions

Easy and healthy recipe for dinner. The combination of Tilapia and Asparagus with sautéed onion gives a perfect taste and healthy filling dinner.
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 35 mins

Tilapia Fish – 1
Red chili powder – 2 tsp
Garlic powder – ½ tsp
Pepper powder – ½ tsp
Asparagus – 1 bunch
Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
Ginger – 1 inch piece, finely chopped
Garlic – 2 pods, finely chopped
Jalapenos – 2
Cherry tomatoes – 5
Onion – 1, chopped
Salt to taste
Oil – 3 tbsp
Cilantro for Garnish
Lemon piece – 1

1. Clean the fish well, marinate with red chili powder, Garlic powder, Pepper powder and salt, keep aside for 10 mins.
2. Steam the Asparagus until it’s well-cooked. Heat 1 tbsp oil in pan, Add cumin seeds, ginger and garlic. Saute until raw smell leaves.
3. Add Jalapenos and cherry tomatoes and cook for 3 to 5 mins. Now add Asparagus and salt, give a good mix and cook for 2 mins.
4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in pan, Place the marinated fish and cook for 8 to 10 mins. Flip over other side and cook for about 7 to 8 mins.
5. Now remove the fish from the pan and add the onions and saute for5 to 6 mins. The onions will blend with marinated spices and give a good taste.
6. Serve everything in a plate, Garnish with cilantro and Lemon piece.


  1. Love fish dishes and this one is very healthy recipe to try...awesome

  2. What a lovely dinner recipe, Sowmia. My hubby would love this! :)

    Anu @ My Ginger Garlic Kitchen

  3. WOW! such yummy and healthy combo dear. Love it!

  4. Stir fry recipes are always healthy than deep fried ones.. Nice presentation Sowmia!!

  5. Simply so appealing. Just one complete meal.