margarita grilled tilapia with cilantro black beans and rice

I luuuurve Chili’s (restaurant) Margarita Grilled Chicken, so when I found this recipe for Margarita Grilled Tilapia, I got excited.  Honestly, it tastes nothing like the restaurant version… but it is pretty fantastic in its own right.

What goes together better than margaritas and Mexican food?  Nothing!  So I scoured the interwebs for a black bean recipe that would fit the bill and came up with this recipe for Cilantro Black Beans.

The marinade contains some tequila, but you could skip it if you’re not a fan of alcohol.  There is plenty of flavor in there without it.  The lime juice cuts down on the “fishy” smell but will start to “cook” the tilapia if it’s left in the marinade too long, so try not to keep it in for more than half an hour. Continue reading

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