EBD Recipe: Gingered Tilapia & Sesame Carrots

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Posted by Kristin McCaig
on September 14, 2015 - 1:08pm
Eat By Design

Prep Time: 2o minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Sesame Carrots Ingredients

  • 2 pound bag of carrots
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup or more sesame seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Chop 2 pounds of carrots in jagged shapes, not too small, not too large (about 4 or 5 chops per carrot).
  3. Toss the carrots in avocado oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Sprinkle the carrots generously with sesame seeds.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes, flipping halfway through.

Ginger Sauce Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons ginger, grated
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 3 cups broth
  • Splash white wine vinegar
  • 1 more tablespoon butter
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Melt butter in a medium pot over medium low heat.
  2. Add onion and cook until translucent.
  3. Add garlic and ginger in the last minute of cooking
  4. Add wine and broth and bring just to a boil.
  5. Reduce until liquid is about ½ the original volume. This will take about 10 minutes or more over medium low heat.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Blend sauce in magic bullet or with immersion blender.
  8. Add additional butter and stir until melted.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Tilapia Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter (more if needed)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil (more if needed)
  • 2 pounds tilapia
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In pan melt 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon avocado oil.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle tilapia with salt and pepper.
  3. Place tilapia in pan and cook on each side for 2 minutes.
  4. Gently remove from heat. Put on plate next to sesame carrots
  5. Drizzle sesame carrots and tilapia with ginger sauce.

Yields 4 servings

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