Sauteed Tilapia with Almonds and Cherries

  • 1 Tbsp sliced almonds
  • 1 lb raw or (4) 4 ounce fillets
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3 tsp extra virging olive oil, divided
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup sweet cherries, pitted and halved (If using frozen, thaw first)
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium, fat free vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  1. Toast the almonds in a skillet over medium low hear until aromatic and golden, shake the pan while cooking for 4 minute or so, transfer to a bowl.
  2. Season the fish with Kosher Salt and Pepper. Heat 2 tsp EVOO in the skillett, then add the fish. Cook until firm and lighly browned, about 2 minutes, then flip and cook for two more minutes.
  3. Remove fish to 4 serving plates.
  4. Heat 1 tsp EVOO in the skillett, then add the onion. Cook until translucent, but not burned.
  5. Add wine to deglaze the pan and cook for 20 seconds to burn off alcohol. Add cherries, broth and thyme. Heat unitl simmering and cook for 30 seconds to reduce the liquid. Divide the sauce and toasted almonds equally onto the fish. Serve at once.

Serves 4
Weight Watchers Points Plus Value = 4

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