Tilapia Crostini

This Recipe Makes: 4 appetizer-sized servings

Approximate Cook and Prep Time: 30-40 minutes

Suggested Pairing: “Try serving this with another couple appetizers for a Tapas feel!”

Here’s What You Will Need:

1 package Superior Select VSP Tilapia
1 large baguette
1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
1-pint grape tomatoes
1/4 cup fresh chopped basil
2 Tablespoons Calabrian Chili
1 package cream cheese
2 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard

Here’s How You Do It:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Remove fish from the package, pat dry, and season with salt and pepper
Place fish on a greased baking sheet and bake until it easily flakes apart approximately 15-20 minutes
While fish is cooking slice baguette into 15-20 slices
Arrange on a greased baking sheet and bake in the oven until browned, approximately 10 minutes
Combine tomatoes, chilis, and basil in a small mixing bowl with 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
In another small bowl combine the cream cheese with the mustard and set aside
Remove toasted Crostinis (slices of bread ) from the oven and arrange on a serving platter
Spread cream cheese/mustard over the Crostinis coating evenly
Crumble cooked fish evenly over Crostinis and then top with Chili tomato mixture

Got Leftovers?!:

“Try topping your next batch of grilled burgers with Calabrian chilis! ”

Ring It Up! Here’s Your Checklist:

1 package Superior Select VSP Tilapia
1 large baguette
1 container Old Bay Seasoning
1-pint grape tomatoes
1 bunch fresh basil
1 jar Calabrian chilis
1 package cream cheese
1 bottle Dijon Mustard