Citrus Chili Tilapia

Citrus Chili Tilapia Recipe

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Michelle Bersani =^..^=


I'm starting to like fish more and more now that I realize you can pretty much do anything with it. I liked this a lot when my sister made it recently, hope you do too.

I'll post a picture as soon as I make it at home :)

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5 Min
15 Min


tilapia fillets (about 4 oz each)
1-2 Tbsp
olive oil, light
1 Tbsp
chili powder, medium or hot, your choice
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
cumin, powdered
1 Tbsp
grated orange zest

How to Make Citrus Chili Tilapia


  • 1Preheat oven to 350F.
  • 2Place the tilapia fillets in a glass baking dish and rub on all sides with the olive oil.
  • 3In a small bowl, stir together chili powder, cayenne pepper, and cumin.
  • 4Sprinkle the tilapia on both sides with the spice mixture and rub in well, then sprinkle orange zest over top.
  • 5Bake in preheated oven until the tilapia flakes easily with a fork, about 15 minutes.

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About Citrus Chili Tilapia

Course/Dish: Fish
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy