I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Baked Cod Sandwich with Mango Salsa

This is excellent in a sandwich or without the bread.  It just has a little kick to it.  I really love the mango salsa on it.

(serves 4)

*3 tablespoons paprika
*1 tablespoon ground thyme
*2 teaspoons onion powder
*1 teaspoon garlic powder
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1/8-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
*1 pound cod, cut into 4 servings
*4 whole-wheat sandwich thins
*1 cup fat-free greek yogurt 
*1 garlic clove, minced
*1-2 teaspoons dried cilantro
*1 lime, juiced
*1/4 teaspoon dill weed
*salt & pepper to taste
*2 mangos, peeled & chopped
*1 -2 jalapeño peppers, seeded & chopped
*1/2 orange bell pepper, seeded & chopped
*1/2 red bell pepper, seeded & chopped
*1/2 small red onion, chopped
*2 garlic cloves, minced
*1 tablespoon olive oil
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1 lime, juiced

~In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, cilantro, 1 lime-juiced, 1 minced garlic clove, dill weed, salt & pepper.  
~Cover & refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
~In a medium bowl, mix jalapeño peppers, orange & red peppers, red onion, 2 garlic cloves, olive oil, salt & 1 lime juiced.
~Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
~Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray (or a cast iron pan).
~Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
~In a shallow pan or plate, combine paprika, thyme, onion powder, garlic powder, salt & pepper.
~Rub seasonings over both sides of cod.
~Set tilapia in prepared pan.
~Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until fish flakes with a fork.
~Toast sandwich thins in the toaster.
~Spread yogurt mixture evenly oven the toasted sandwich thins.
~Place a piece of fish on the bottom half of the sandwich thin.
~Top fish with mango salsa.
~Cover with top half of sandwich thin.

~substitute cod with tilapia or any white fish you prefer.

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