Roasted Tilapia & Citrus Corn Relish

Grilled Talapia

This recipe is adapted from a similar one I saw on The Cooking Channel. Of course, I had to add my own “twist”. If you love Tilapia and have not grilled  it you are in for a treat! Don’t be intimidated by the number of ingredients – each one delivers it own special layer of flavor and makes this dish fantastic.

Citrus & Corn Relish Ingredients:

2 scallions finely chopped
1 large ear of corn
1 orange bell pepper , seeded and cut into large slices
1 yellow squash, cut into large slices
1 mango cut into large slices
3 canned pineapple rings
1 can of fire roasted tomato drained
1 purple onion sliced into large pieces
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from about 1 lemon)
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

Citrus & Corn Relish Instructions:

-Whisk together, in a large mixing bowl, wine vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, salt &
   pepper. Put ALL the veggies and fruit into the mixing bowl and stir to coat.
-Heat grill to medium heat.
-Start with the corn and grill about 5 min, turning to get that “char”. Add the squash,
   pepper and onion and grill another 3 minutes. Add the mango and pineapple and
   scallions and grill an additional 2 minutes.
-Remove all from grill and chop into small chunks. Add the tomatoes. Pour the olive oil
   mixture over the veggies and stir to coat. Set aside till Tilapia is ready.
Grilled Veggies


-Four 4-oz Tilapia  fillets

-1 tablespoon soy sauce

-2 teaspoons grated ginger

-1 clove garlic, mashed
-Zest of 1 lemon
-Zest and juice of 1 orange
-Pinch of salt and pepper
-2 Tablespoons of olive oil
-4 large pieces of heavy duty tin foil
-Place a Tilapia fillet on each piece of tin foil and sprinkle both side with salt & pepper.
-Whisk together the olive oil, soy sauce, garlic, lemon and orange zest, orange juice and
-Fold up the sides on the tin foil around the Tilapia as if you are forming a tent. Divide the
  marinade over all 4 fillets and seal the top to encase the fish.
-Grill the Tilapia packets on grill for about 12 minutes.
-Remove from grill. Carefully open the foil packets and plate. Top with the relish and

Homemade Peanut Sauce

Homemade Peanut Sauce

I have really missed posting lately. I want to thank everyone for all your prayers regarding my mom. She is slowly declining and my focus for the last several weeks has been on her. I appreciate the continued prayers.

Homemade Peanut Sauce……..yum, yum, yum!  This sauce is so versatile. You can use it on oriental salads, Asian wraps, noodles …the list goes on and on. Most of the ingredients you may already have on hand. Give it a try – you will be hooked!


-1/4 cup light soy sauce-

-1/2 cup of peanut butter

-1 Tbs honey

-1/2 Tsp sesame oil

-2 Tbs rice vinegar

-1 Tbs Sweet Chili Sauce

-1 Tbs Hosin Sauce

Whisk all the ingredients together, store in a ball jar in fridge. Good for up to 2 weeks. !




Prayers requested

I know my followers have been wondering where I have been for the last week. I wanted to write a short post to let you know I am still here and will pick back up with post soon. My mom has been put under the care of hospice in another state and I am making trips as needed and have been gone for this past week. Please pray for God’s hand on her. Thank you all. Wren