Looking for one of the best low carb meals? You've found it with these skewers!
Just because we’re nearing the end of BBQ season doesn’t mean you should forego the grill. Try grilling our savory Tilapia Fish Skewers in your oven tonight! Served with a napa cabbage slaw, this super easy dish a guilt-free pleasure making it one of the best low carb meals.
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3 Tbsp Lime juice
3 Tbsp Fish sauce
2 lemongrass stalk, bottom third only
2 Tbsp Stevia
1 Tbsp Ginger, peeled and chopped
1 Tbsp Olive oil
1 French green onion
2 Garlic clove
4 Tilapia Fillet
Extra virgin olive oil, for brushing
6 Cup Napa Cabbage
1 Cucumber, seedless
1 Bell peppers, orange
2 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
1/2 Tsp Sea salt
1/4 Cup Fresh mint
8 , Bamboo Skekwers
For marinade: Add all ingredients to a food processor and puree. Pour 2/3 cup into a resealable bag along with the fish, ensure each fillet is evenly coated. Chill in fridge for 1-2 hours, turning the bag a couple of times. 1/3 cup of the marinade will be used for slaw.
In a ziploc bag, put your 4 tilapia filets with the marinade.
For slaw: In a large bowl add 1/3 cup marinade, cabbage, bell pepper, cucumber, vinegar, and salt and toss all ingredients together until combined. Chill in fridge for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375°F and take the fillets out of the marinade then pat them dry with a paper towel. Coat skewers in olive oil and gently thread them vertically through the fillets. Ensure grill rack and cooking grates are clean then lightly coat fillets with olive oil. Grill skewers for 3-4 minutes or until you can easily flip them. Grill for another 4 minutes until opaque. Garnish slaw with mint and serve with skewers.
Did you know?
Napa cabbage can also be referred to as Chinese cabbage. What makes cabbage napa cabbage? Basically, it simply means the cabbage leaves are crinklier and less dense. This form of cabbage is usually a bit more delicate, making it excellent for soups and slaws.
Napa cabbage has also been linked to aiding in cardiovascular health. Because this type of cabbage is so rich in vitamin C and K, consuming it regularly can help reduce the risk of heart disease. Furthermore, vitamin K can also reduce your chances of atherosclerosis as it helps direct calcium to the bones in your body rather than your arteries.
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