Tilapia with Scallion Sriracha Pesto

Tilapia with Scallion Sriracha Pesto

with Ginger-Soy Rice with Green Beans

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When ginger, sesame, and sriracha are involved in a recipe, you know you’re in for some fun and feisty Asian-style aromatics. This dish is no exception: it puts those ingredients toward a scallion pesto that has tons of personality. The condiment provides just the right contrast to mild tilapia, ginger jasmine rice, and snappy green beans, giving you just the right balance of flavors.

Tags:Spicy
Allergens:FishSoyMilk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
Ingredients
serving amount

1 thumb

Ginger

4 unit

Scallions

1 unit

Lime

½ cup

Jasmine Rice

1 tablespoon

Sesame Oil

1 tablespoon

Sesame Seeds

1 teaspoon

Sriracha

11 ounce

Tilapia

(ContainsFish)

6 ounce

Green Beans

1 tablespoon

Soy Sauce

(ContainsSoy)

Not included in your delivery

1 teaspoon

Sugar

2 tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

1 tablespoon

Olive Oil

1 tablespoon

Vegetable Oil

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
Nutrition Values
/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2761 kJ
Calories660 kcal
Fat32 g
Saturated Fat10 g
Carbohydrate59 g
Sugar6 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein35 g
Cholesterol90 mg
Sodium440 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
Utensils
Peeler
Small pot
Medium Bowl
Large Pan
Paper Towel
Plastic Wrap
Strainer
InstructionsPDF
Instructions
Prep
Prep
1

Wash and dry all produce. Peel ginger, then mince or grate until you have 2 TBSP. Trim, then finely chop scallions. Halve lime; cut one half into wedges.

Cook Rice
Cook Rice
2

Melt 1 TBSP butter in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add 1 TBSP minced ginger. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. Add ¾ cup water and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then stir in rice. Cover and reduce heat to a gentle simmer. Cook until tender, about 15 minutes.

Make Scallion Pesto
Make Scallion Pesto
3

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine scallions, sesame oil, sesame seeds, 1 TBSP olive oil, 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp sugar, juice from lime half, and sriracha (to taste). Season with salt and pepper. Taste and add more ginger or lime juice, if desired.

Cook Tilapia
Cook Tilapia
4

Pat tilapia dry with paper towels; season generously all over with salt and pepper. Heat 1 TBSP oil in a large pan over medium-high heat (use a nonstick pan if you have one). Add tilapia and cook until browned and cooked through, 4-6 minutes per side.

Cook Green Beans
Cook Green Beans
5

Microwave green beans in their bag until just tender, 2-4 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl, then add 1 TBSP butter and stir until melted. Season with salt and pepper.

Finish and Serve
Finish and Serve
6

Stir soy sauce into pot with rice, then fluff grains with a fork. Season with salt and pepper. Divide rice and green beans between plates. Arrange tilapia on top of rice, then drizzle all over with scallion pesto. Serve with any remaining lime wedges on the side for squeezing over.