Pescatarian with Seared Shrimp & Roasted Tilapia

Pescatarian

with Seared Shrimp & Roasted Tilapia

95 MIN
8 Servings
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This week's meals are:
• Italian-Style Shrimp & Orzo with Spicy Mascarpone
• Shrimp & Roasted Vegetables with Spanish-Spiced Mayo
• Tilapia & Creamy Salsa Verde with Orzo, Spinach & Snow Peas
• Guajillo-Roasted Tilapia with Vegetables & Cilantro Sour Cream

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Pescatarian with Seared Shrimp & Roasted Tilapia
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  • 1 bunch Parsley
  • ⅓ cup Crispy Onions
  • ¼ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 3 Tbsps Roasted Peanuts
  • 2 Tbsps Pickled Peruvian Peppers
  • 1¼ lbs Golden Or Red Potatoes
  • 1 oz Sliced Roasted Red Peppers
  • 1 Tbsp Weeknight Hero Spice Blend (Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Smoked Paprika & Whole Dried Parsley)
  • ⅓ cup Guajillo Chile Pepper Sauce
  • 4 Tilapia Fillets
  • 2 Poblano Peppers
  • ½ lb Orzo Pasta
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Red Onion
  • ½ lb Snow Peas
  • 2 Tbsps Butter
  • 5 oz Baby Spinach
  • 1⅛ lbs Tail-On Shrimp (Peeled & Deveined)
  • 2 Tbsps Mascarpone Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Sherry Vinegar
  • 1½ tsps Calabrian Chile Paste
  • ¼ cup Cilantro Sauce
  • 2 Tbsps Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp Spanish Spice Blend (Smoked Paprika, Ground Cumin, Ground Coriander, Dried Mexican Oregano, Cayenne Pepper & Ground Cinnamon)
  • ⅓ cup Salsa Verde
  • ¼ cup Sour Cream
  • 2 Tbsps Crème Fraîche
Roast the tilapia:
1 Roast the tilapia:

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Fill a medium pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. Line two sheet pans with foil. Pat the tilapia dry with paper towels. Place on one of the sheet pans.  Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; turn to coat. Evenly coat 2 seasoned tilapia fillets with enough of the weeknight hero spice blend to coat (you may have extra). Evenly coat the remaining seasoned tilapia fillets with the guajillo chile sauce. Roast 7 to 9 minutes, or until lightly browned and cooked through.* Leaving the oven on, remove from the oven.

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

Cook the shrimp:
2 Cook the shrimp:

Meanwhile, peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels (remove the tails, if desired). Season with salt and pepper. In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 1 tablespoon olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned shrimp and chopped garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally,  4 to 5 minutes, or until the shrimp are opaque and cooked through. Turn off the heat and stir in the butter until melted and combined.

Prepare the ingredients:
3 Prepare the ingredients:

Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce for bulk cooking. Halve the potatoes lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Halve the snow peas crosswise. Roughly chop the roasted peppers. Cut off and discard the stem of the poblano peppers. Halve lengthwise; remove the ribs and seeds, then thinly slice crosswise. Thoroughly wash your hands immediately after handling.

Roast the potatoes, onion & poblano peppers:
4 Roast the potatoes, onion & poblano peppers:

Transfer the potato pieces, sliced onion, and sliced poblano peppers to the remaining sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat and arrange in an even layer. Roast 22 to 24 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

Make the vegetable orzo:
5 Make the vegetable orzo:

Meanwhile, add the pasta to the pot of boiling water. Cook, uncovered,  6 minutes. Add the halved peas. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 3 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot. Add the spinach, chopped roasted peppers, and a drizzle of olive oil; stir until combined and the spinach is wilted. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Spicy Mascarpone:
6 Make the Spicy Mascarpone:

Combine the mascarpone, 2 teaspoons of water, and as much of the chile paste as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Spanish-Spiced Mayo:
7 Make the Spanish-Spiced Mayo:

Combine the mayonnaisevinegar, and half the Spanish spice blend (you will have extra). Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Creamy Salsa Verde:
8 Make the Creamy Salsa Verde:

Combine the salsa verde and crème fraîche. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Cilantro Sour Cream:
9 Make the Cilantro Sour Cream:

Combine the cilantro sauce, sour cream, and 2 teaspoons of water. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Assemble & Store the Italian-Style Shrimp & Orzo:
10 Assemble & Store the Italian-Style Shrimp & Orzo:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 vegetable orzo 

• 1/4 cooked shrimp

Transfer the spicy mascarpone to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Shrimp & Roasted Vegetables:
11 Assemble & Store the Shrimp & Roasted Vegetables:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 roasted vegetables

• 1/4 cooked shrimp

Transfer the Spanish-spiced mayo to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Tilapia & Creamy Salsa Verde:
12 Assemble & Store the Tilapia & Creamy Salsa Verde:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 vegetable orzo 

• 1 spiced tilapia fillet

Transfer the creamy salsa verde to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Guajillo-Roasted Tilapia:
13 Assemble & Store the Guajillo-Roasted Tilapia:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 roasted vegetables

• 1 guajillo tilapia fillet

Transfer the cilantro sour cream to 2 small containers.

Finish & Serve the Italian-Style Shrimp & Orzo:
14 Finish & Serve the Italian-Style Shrimp & Orzo:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished shrimp and orzo in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the spicy mascarpone and parmesan. 

Finish & Serve the Shrimp & Roasted Vegetables:
15 Finish & Serve the Shrimp & Roasted Vegetables:

Makes 2 servings:

Wash and dry the parsley; roughly chop the leaves and stems. Heat the finished shrimp and vegetables in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the Spanish-spiced mayo, pickled peppers, and chopped parsley.

Finish & Serve the Tilapia & Creamy Salsa Verde:
16 Finish & Serve the Tilapia & Creamy Salsa Verde:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished tilapia and orzo in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the creamy salsa verde and crispy onions.

Finish & Serve the Guajillo-Roasted Tilapia:
17 Finish & Serve the Guajillo-Roasted Tilapia:

Makes 2 servings:

Roughly chop the peanuts. Heat the finished tilapia and vegetables in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the cilantro sour cream and chopped peanuts.

Tips from Home Chefs

Roast the tilapia:
1 Roast the tilapia:

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Fill a medium pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. Line two sheet pans with foil. Pat the tilapia dry with paper towels. Place on one of the sheet pans.  Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; turn to coat. Evenly coat 2 seasoned tilapia fillets with enough of the weeknight hero spice blend to coat (you may have extra). Evenly coat the remaining seasoned tilapia fillets with the guajillo chile sauce. Roast 7 to 9 minutes, or until lightly browned and cooked through.* Leaving the oven on, remove from the oven.

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

2 Cook the shrimp:

Meanwhile, peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels (remove the tails, if desired). Season with salt and pepper. In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 1 tablespoon olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned shrimp and chopped garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally,  4 to 5 minutes, or until the shrimp are opaque and cooked through. Turn off the heat and stir in the butter until melted and combined.

Cook the shrimp:
Prepare the ingredients:
3 Prepare the ingredients:

Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce for bulk cooking. Halve the potatoes lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Halve the snow peas crosswise. Roughly chop the roasted peppers. Cut off and discard the stem of the poblano peppers. Halve lengthwise; remove the ribs and seeds, then thinly slice crosswise. Thoroughly wash your hands immediately after handling.

4 Roast the potatoes, onion & poblano peppers:

Transfer the potato pieces, sliced onion, and sliced poblano peppers to the remaining sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat and arrange in an even layer. Roast 22 to 24 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

Roast the potatoes, onion & poblano peppers:
Make the vegetable orzo:
5 Make the vegetable orzo:

Meanwhile, add the pasta to the pot of boiling water. Cook, uncovered,  6 minutes. Add the halved peas. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 3 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot. Add the spinach, chopped roasted peppers, and a drizzle of olive oil; stir until combined and the spinach is wilted. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

6 Make the Spicy Mascarpone:

Combine the mascarpone, 2 teaspoons of water, and as much of the chile paste as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Spicy Mascarpone:
Make the Spanish-Spiced Mayo:
7 Make the Spanish-Spiced Mayo:

Combine the mayonnaisevinegar, and half the Spanish spice blend (you will have extra). Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

8 Make the Creamy Salsa Verde:

Combine the salsa verde and crème fraîche. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Creamy Salsa Verde:
Make the Cilantro Sour Cream:
9 Make the Cilantro Sour Cream:

Combine the cilantro sauce, sour cream, and 2 teaspoons of water. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

10 Assemble & Store the Italian-Style Shrimp & Orzo:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 vegetable orzo 

• 1/4 cooked shrimp

Transfer the spicy mascarpone to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Italian-Style Shrimp & Orzo:
Assemble & Store the Shrimp & Roasted Vegetables:
11 Assemble & Store the Shrimp & Roasted Vegetables:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 roasted vegetables

• 1/4 cooked shrimp

Transfer the Spanish-spiced mayo to 2 small containers.

12 Assemble & Store the Tilapia & Creamy Salsa Verde:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 vegetable orzo 

• 1 spiced tilapia fillet

Transfer the creamy salsa verde to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Tilapia & Creamy Salsa Verde:
Assemble & Store the Guajillo-Roasted Tilapia:
13 Assemble & Store the Guajillo-Roasted Tilapia:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 roasted vegetables

• 1 guajillo tilapia fillet

Transfer the cilantro sour cream to 2 small containers.

14 Finish & Serve the Italian-Style Shrimp & Orzo:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished shrimp and orzo in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the spicy mascarpone and parmesan. 

Finish & Serve the Italian-Style Shrimp & Orzo:
Finish & Serve the Shrimp & Roasted Vegetables:
15 Finish & Serve the Shrimp & Roasted Vegetables:

Makes 2 servings:

Wash and dry the parsley; roughly chop the leaves and stems. Heat the finished shrimp and vegetables in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the Spanish-spiced mayo, pickled peppers, and chopped parsley.

16 Finish & Serve the Tilapia & Creamy Salsa Verde:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished tilapia and orzo in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the creamy salsa verde and crispy onions.

Finish & Serve the Tilapia & Creamy Salsa Verde:
Finish & Serve the Guajillo-Roasted Tilapia:
17 Finish & Serve the Guajillo-Roasted Tilapia:

Makes 2 servings:

Roughly chop the peanuts. Heat the finished tilapia and vegetables in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the cilantro sour cream and chopped peanuts.

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