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Jerked Tilapia with Summer Corn and Cucumber Relish

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    Jerked Tilapia with Summer Corn and Cucumber Relish
    Chef Geeno Gordon
    Jerked Tilapia with Summer Corn and Cucumber Relish

    Ingredients 

    • 4 fresh tilapia fillets
    • 4 tbsp. of oil
    • 2 tbsp. of Walkers Wood Jerk Seasoning (mild)
    • 2 tbsp. of butter (optional)
     
    Corn and Cucumber Relish
     
    • 2 cans of corn (drained)
    • 1 clove garlic (finely chopped)
    • ½ cup onion (finely chopped)
    • ½ cup green bell pepper (finely chopped)
    • ½ cup orange bell pepper (finely chopped)
    • 1 cucumber deseeded and diced
    • ¾ cup of Blush Red Wine Vinaigrette
    • ½ medium-sized red onion
     
      1. Rinse Tilapia and pat dry. Rub jerk seasoning on both sides of the fillet. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 
      1. Drain corn and set aside 
      1. Chop garlic. Dice peppers, onions and cucumbers. 
      1. Mix all ingredients except for cucumber in a mixing bowl. 
      1. Add vinaigrette to mixture. 
      1. Over medium heat when oil is hot, add fish to pan or grill, three to four minutes on each side. 
      1. Flip fish and repeat. 
      1. Prior to serving, add cucumber to mixture. 
      1. Add the relish to the top of fillets and serve. 
     
    Suggestion: For another variation of this recipe, try adding diced roasted red peppers or a rich cheese such as Gorgonzola, blue cheese or feta.