OK, specialized low carb frozen entrees are expensive, but sometimes you just want something you can eat quickly with NO prep time. I came across this in Market Basket on sale for $4.99 on sale instead of $5.29 regular price. I had to try it.
For those of you who haven't had Tilapia before, you are missing out. It is a cross between haddock and flounder, but it "stays together" better than flounder. I buy it all the time at Costco. Costco has fresh Tilapia at $4.99 a lb. and also large bags of individually frozen Tilapia in the freezer section. I have to check on the price again.
The Market Bay Tilapia came from Ecuador and it was farm raised. One downside to this is that you can cook it in a regular oven but not a toaster oven in the container that it comes in. I'm thinking that this might be a problem in a workspace if you wanted to eat it for lunch. The other downside is that it has a lot of sodium. If you forgo the convenience and make it yourself, you can control the amount of sodium.
Anyhow, on the upside, practically no carbs and the fish tasted delicious! There were two shrimp on top of each Tilapia and the spices were aromatic and tasty. A great, great quick meal for an individual. (Of course, I ate both pieces of the fish! Who could only eat one?) Also on the upside, the cooking times are for when the fish is at 38 degrees or defrosted, so if you took it to work when it was frozen, it would be defrosted by the time you ate it at lunch. (Hmmm.... that could be a downside if you wanted to eat it right away from the freezer. I'm sure you could cook it. If anyone tries cooking it that way, please let me know how it turned out for you!)
|Market Bay Tilapia Fillets |
with Shrimp Marinara
|Serving Size||6 oz. Servings in container about 2|
Ingredients: skinned tilapia fillets