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updated 6/3/2008 5:41:09 PM ET 2008-06-03T21:41:09

Recipe: Grilled tilapia with cherry salsa

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound (2 cups) Bing cherries, pitted and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Coarse salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 4 tilapia fillets – 4 to 6 ounces each
Preparation

Heat grill to high; lightly oil grates. In a medium bowl, combine cherries, onion, cilantro, jalapeno and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine. Set salsa aside.

In a small bowl, stir together coriander, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Rub tilapia all over with oil; sprinkle with spice mixture.

Grill tilapia until opaque around the edges and underside loosens easily from grill, 2-3 minutes. Using a metal spatula with a thin blade, flip fish; continue to cook until opaque throughout about 2-3 minutes. Serve topped with salsa.

Recipe: Seared chicken salad with cherries and goat cheese dressing

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup crumbled fresh goat cheese (2 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives
  • 2 teaspoons white-wine vinegar
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as safflower
  • 1 pound chicken cutlets
  • 1 head Boston lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 pound (2 cups) Bing cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1/4 cup walnut pieces
Preparation

In a small bowl, whisk together sour cream, goat cheese, chives, vinegar, and 2 tablespoons water; season with salt and pepper. Set dressing aside.

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Working in batches, cook until opaque throughout, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Thinly slice chicken crosswise.

Serving

Divide lettuce among four plates; top with chicken, cherries, and walnuts. Serve salad with dressing alongside.

Serving Size

Serves 4; Prep time: 25 minutes

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