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Grilled Tilapia with Smoked Paprika and Parmesan Polenta

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4 cups fat-free milk
1 cup quick-cooking polenta
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup (1 1/2 ounces) grated parmesan cheese


1 1/2 tsp olive oil
1 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
Cooking spray

To prepare polenta, bring milk to a boil in a medium saucepan; gradually add polenta, stirring constantly with a whisk. Reduce heat, and cook 5 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly; stir in 1/4 tsp salt. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese; cover and keep warm.

To prepare fish, heat a large nonstick grill pan over medium-high heat. Combine oil, paprika, garlic powder, 1/2 tsp salt, and pepper in a bowl, stirring well. Rub fish evenly with oil mixture. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add fish to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork or until desired degree of doneness.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1 cup polenta)

Calories: 422  Fat: 9.7g  Iron: 1mg  Cholesterol: 73mg  Calcium: 414mg  Carbohydrate: 34.2g  Sodium: 751mg  Protein: 39.9g  Fiber:4.1g
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483733 tn?1326798446
Made this last night and we loved it.  What a great mix of spices on the fish and polenta is always good.  Hubby insisted on adding a dollop of low fat sour cream to the polenta after it was cooked.
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Trudie, I like the sour cream idea. I will give it a try.
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535822 tn?1443976780
I have never made Polenta but this recipe sounds so good, I will make this my dinner at the weekend ,thankyou Wannabenana.Is polenta eaten savoury as with cheese or is it eaten as a dessert?
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Polenta is usually served as a side dish to replace rice, pasta, or potatoes. I've never used it as a dessert, but that's not to say you can't.
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535822 tn?1443976780
Yes savoury is good for me and will be a first as never made it before,I like tilapia usually rub on tumeric or cayenne but will try your recipe this weekend.
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172023 tn?1334672284
OMG...does this sound good.  I've been slacking lately, and it sure shows!!!
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