Honey-Lime Tilapia with Bok Choy & Brown Rice

Honey-Lime Tilapia

with Bok Choy & Brown Rice

Group Created with Sketch. 25 min
WW™ Approved Diabetes Friendly i
Wellness at Blue Apron
Find recipes that suit your lifestyle with our new nutritionist-approved dietary tags.
Vegetarian
Our vegetarian recipes contain no red meat, poultry, fish, or seafood, and may include eggs, animal-based dairy products, and honey.
500 Calories Or Less
All of these delicious recipes come in at 500 calories or less per serving, ideal for those who choose to monitor their caloric intake, without sacrificing flavor.
WW™ Approved
Our recipes that have earned the WW Mark of Wellness make vegetables the star of your meal, utilize lean proteins, keep calorie counts in mind and limit saturated fat, sodium and added sugar, and use simple, wholesome ingredients to make dinnertime a nourishing and joyful experience. To learn more about WW visit WW.com.
Fri Delivery Only
Recipe only available for Friday delivery.
Mediterranean Diet
Our Mediterranean recipes are inspired by the Mediterranean Diet, a healthy eating plan recommended by the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans to promote health and wellness, which highlights the flavors and cooking styles from countries along the Mediterranean Sea, including those in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. These recipes showcase a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains, as well as lean proteins and moderate portions of dairy.
Carb Conscious
Our Carb Conscious recipes provide a balanced approach to carbohydrate consumption by replacing refined carbohydrates from sources like white flour, rice, and cane sugar with high-fiber foods like fresh vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. *Our Carb Conscious recipes have 48g or less of net carbohydrates (total carbohydrates minus dietary fiber) per serving.
Plant-Forward
Our Plant-Forward recipes are designed by our chefs to help support a flexible diet that emphasizes plant-based foods like fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans and other legumes like lentils and soy foods, and includes occasional, moderate portions of meat, poultry, fish, and seafood.
Diabetes Friendly
Our diabetes friendly offering allows you to enjoy wholesome options while adhering to the guidelines set forth by the nutrition experts at the American Diabetes Association. To find out more visit www.diabetes.org.
  • icon-servings Created with Sketch.
    2 Servings
  • icon-nutrition Created with Sketch. Est. 540 Cals/serving

In this dish, seared tilapia is elevated by a coating of warming spices (like paprika and cayenne) and an irresistibly tangy-sweet sauce made with fresh lime juice, honey, scallions, and crunchy sesame seeds. It’s all served over a bed of brown rice mixed with bok choy sautéed in fragrant aromatics.
12 green SmartPoints® per serving
11 blue SmartPoints® per serving
11 purple SmartPoints® per serving
To learn more about WW and SmartPoints® visit ww.com
To make this recipe diabetes friendly and meet the ADA nutrition guidelines for sodium, it is recommended that no additional salt be added to this recipe when prepared. See nutrition information for sodium as packaged.
CLICK FOR RECIPE CARD

Get Cooking
Blue Apron, a proud supporter of
Ada foodhub logo tm wht spoon
fresh
ingredients
Honey-Lime Tilapia with Bok Choy & Brown Rice
Title
  • 2 Tilapia Fillets
  • 2 Scallions
  • 10 oz Baby Bok Choy
  • 1 Lime
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Southern Spice Blend (Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Ground Yellow Mustard, Smoked Paprika & Cayenne Pepper)
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tsp Black & White Sesame Seeds
  • 2 tsps Honey
  • ½ cup Brown Rice
time-saving
tips & techniques
Cook the rice:
1 Cook the rice:

Remove the honey from the refrigerator to bring to room temperature. Fill a medium pot 3/4 of the way up with water; add a big pinch of salt. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, add the rice and cook, uncovered, 17 to 19 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot.

Prepare the ingredients:
2 Prepare the ingredients:

Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Cut off and discard the root ends of the bok choy; thinly slice crosswise. Halve the lime crosswise; squeeze the juice into a medium bowl.

Cook the bok choy & finish the rice:
3 Cook the bok choy & finish the rice:

In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced white bottoms of the scallions and chopped garlic. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes, or until softened. Add the sliced bok choy; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened. Transfer to the pot of cooked rice; stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Cover to keep warm. Wipe out the pan.

Cook the fish:
4 Cook the fish:

Pat the fish dry with paper towels. Season on both sides with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). In the same pan, heat the sesame oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned fish. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until browned and cooked through.* Turn off the heat.

*An instant-read thermometer should register 145°F.

Make the sauce & serve your dish:
5 Make the sauce & serve your dish:

Meanwhile, to the bowl of lime juice, add the honey (kneading the packet before opening), sliced green tops of the scallions, and sesame seeds; season with salt and pepper. Stir to thoroughly combine. Serve the finished rice topped with the cooked fish and sauce. Enjoy! 

Tips from Home Chefs

About Blue Apron

Ba hero

Blue Apron delivers original, step-by-step recipes and fresh ingredients to customers nationwide. Our menus change every week, so with each delivery you learn to cook inventive new dishes with seasonal ingredients. By letting us source these hard-to-find ingredients for you, you'll get food that is fresher and cheaper than you can get at your local supermarket, and there's no waste because we only send you what you need for each recipe.

We named our company “Blue Apron” because chefs around the world wear blue aprons when they're learning to cook, and it has become a symbol of lifelong learning in cooking. We believe you're never done learning in the kitchen, so we design our menus to ensure you're always learning new cooking techniques, trying new cuisines, and using unique ingredients.

Blue Apron is a weekly subscription service with no commitment - you can skip a week or cancel at any time with a week's notice. We can't wait to cook with you!

Get This Recipe Delivered
Cook the rice:
1 Cook the rice:

Remove the honey from the refrigerator to bring to room temperature. Fill a medium pot 3/4 of the way up with water; add a big pinch of salt. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, add the rice and cook, uncovered, 17 to 19 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot.

2 Prepare the ingredients:

Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Cut off and discard the root ends of the bok choy; thinly slice crosswise. Halve the lime crosswise; squeeze the juice into a medium bowl.

Prepare the ingredients:
Cook the bok choy & finish the rice:
3 Cook the bok choy & finish the rice:

In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced white bottoms of the scallions and chopped garlic. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes, or until softened. Add the sliced bok choy; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened. Transfer to the pot of cooked rice; stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Cover to keep warm. Wipe out the pan.

4 Cook the fish:

Pat the fish dry with paper towels. Season on both sides with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). In the same pan, heat the sesame oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned fish. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until browned and cooked through.* Turn off the heat.

*An instant-read thermometer should register 145°F.

Cook the fish:
Make the sauce & serve your dish:
5 Make the sauce & serve your dish:

Meanwhile, to the bowl of lime juice, add the honey (kneading the packet before opening), sliced green tops of the scallions, and sesame seeds; season with salt and pepper. Stir to thoroughly combine. Serve the finished rice topped with the cooked fish and sauce. Enjoy!