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Posts Tagged ‘Oven Broiled’

21

May

2011

Oven Broiled Tilapia

We are making an effort to incorporate more fish into our diet as a family. So we are delighted to share with you another very easy and delicious dish with Tilapia as the star ingredient. The end result? A mild and soft fish plus a much healthier alternative to pan frying.

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1 pound fresh farmed Tilapia (4 pieces of fillet)
Pam or Canola oil cooking spray
½ teaspoon salt

Sauce:
1 scallion, including green top
2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger root
2 tablespoons soy sauce (Kikkoman brand)
1 tablespoon rice or cooking sherry wine
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon red hot chili oil

Preparation:
Rinse the fish with cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Spray Pam or Canola oil on both sides of the fish. Line a large flat pan with tinfoil (for easy cleanup). Arrange the fish in the pan, sprinkle the top of the fish with ½ teaspoon of salt and set aside. Wash and trim the green onion, finely chop. Peel and finely grate the ginger root. In a small bowl, mix the sauce ingredients together thoroughly and set aside.

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To Cook:
Preheat oven to broil. Place the fish on the top rack of the oven. There should be approximately 4 inches of space between the heat and the rack. Leave the oven door ajar, about 3 inches. Broil the fish for 5 minutes then using a spatula, turn the fish over to the other side and broil for 3 minutes. Pour the sauce evenly on top of the fish. Broil for just 1 minute more and remove from the heat. The fish should be tender and juicy. Be sure to pour the sauce from the pan over the fish to serve.

Makes 4 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 9 minutes


24

Dec

2010

Oven Broiled Top Sirloin Steaks

For an easy and simple family meal, enjoy oven broiled steaks with a mixed green salad or stir-fry vegetables.

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4 pieces top sirloin steaks, each piece 1” to 1-1/2” thick (about 2 pounds).

Marinade:
2 tablespoons soy sauce (Kikkoman brand)
2 tablespoons rice wine or cooking sherry wine
2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon pure sesame oil

Preparation:
In a large bowl, mix the marinade ingredients together. Trim extra fat from each steak. Add steaks to the bowl and coat each piece with the sauce. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or longer. Turn pieces at least once while marinating.

To Cook:
Preheat oven to broil (Hi). Line a large flat baking sheet with tin foil for easy cleanup. Arrange marinated steaks in pan and pour any remaining sauce over the steaks. Place the pan in the oven on the top rack. There should be approximately 4 inches of space between the heat and the rack. Leave the oven door ajar, approximately 3 inches. Broil the steaks for 7 minutes on one side then turn the steaks over. Broil for another 6 to 7 minutes. The steaks will be medium-rare and juicy.

Makes 4 servings
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Marinating time: 2 hours
Cooking time: 13 to 14 minutes


11

May

2009

Oven Broiled Chicken Breasts

You can never have enough Chicken recipes! Chicken makes for an easy, everyday meal. As an alternative to the oven, try grilling the marinated chicken breasts.


4 pieces boneless and skinless half chicken breasts (about 2 pounds)

Marinade:
2 or 3 cloves garlic
2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger root
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce*
2 tablespoons soy sauce (Kikkoman brand)
2 tablespoons rice or cooking sherry wine

Preparation:
Crush, peel and finely chop the garlic. Peel and finely grate the ginger root. In a medium size bowl, mix the marinade ingredients together. Add chicken breasts to the bowl and coat each piece with the sauce. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or longer.

To Cook:
Preheat oven to broil. Line a large flat pan with tinfoil (for easy cleanup). Arrange marinated chicken breasts in pan and pour remaining sauce over the chicken breasts. Place the pan in the oven on the top rack. There should be approximately 4 inches of space between the heat and the rack. Leave the oven door ajar, about 3 inches. Broil the chicken breasts for 8 minutes on one side then turn the chicken breasts over. Broil for another 7 to 8 minutes. The chicken breasts should be light brown on the outside, tender and juicy inside.

Makes 4 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Marinating time: 2 hours
Cooking time: 15 to 16 minutes

*Hoisin sauce is a sweet brown sauce made from soybeans.  Sold in jars or bottles at the Asian section of most supermarkets.  After opening it can stored for several month in the refrigerator.

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