Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Grilled Goodness

Because Mr. Rh and I both had the day off in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, we collaborated after a long walk / jog and decided on grilling for dinner. We used his grilling basket for squash, zucchini, and onions. I made a marinade for the Tilapia, and cooked some cous cous to compliment the fish. I thought the marinade was especially tasty, so I will share it with you after I share of the deliciousness. 

This is our dinner table, semi-set. Enough for tonight when the only guests we were entertaining were our little appetites. Forgive the messiness on the left side and the white walls (apartment). You can also see the lamp that we like on the table because it gives enough extra light in our "dining room."  On our plates is the cous cous, the fish is waiting in the middle...

Here is a better shot of the fish. 

I think Mr. Rh could eat fish 21 meals out of the week! He used to work on a lake for some time and he was really spoiled on good fish. This was our first married attempt to cook it. I think some species of fish will be feeding our appetites several times a month, now that we are not so intimidated!

If you would like to try this at home: 

Marinade Recipe 
(a little imprecise, but improvising is what good cooking is about right?) For 5-6, 5-6oz. filets I used: 
3ish tablespoons olive oil.
4 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 ish teaspoon of dill weed

I let them marinate for probably 35-40 minutes and Mr. Rh (my own Bobby Flay) did the grilling. As far as I understand he cooked them on low-medium for about six or so minutes on each side. (Grilling = another reason I feel blessed having a wonderful husband!).