Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa

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Taco seasoning adds a wonderful flavor to these tilapia fillets and the pineapple salsa gives it a nice tropical feel. Recipe given to me by a friend.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

1 pkg
taco seasoning (1 1/4 oz)
3 Tbsp
garlic oil (or olive oil)
4
boneless, skinless tilapia fillet (about 4.25 oz. each)

PINEAPPLE SALSA

1/2 medium
pineapple
1/4 small
red onion
1
serrano pepper (or jalapeno if you wish to have less heat)
2 Tbsp
fresh cilantro
1/8 tsp
salt
1
lime, zested and juiced

How to Make Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. As pan heats, peel pineapple half; cut lengthwise into two pieces and remove core. Slice each pineapple piece lengthwise into strips. Arrange strips in a single layer over grill pan; cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear. Set aside.
  • 2While pineapple cooks, chop onion and cut pepper in half lengthwise, removing and discarding seeds. Chop chile and cilantro. Combine onion, pepper, cilantro and salt in a small bowl. Zest the lime to measure 1 tsp. zest and juice lime to measure 1 tbsp. juice. Add both to onion mixture and mix well.
  • 3Whisk taco seasoning mix and oil in a bowl. Add tilapia; turn to coat. Place two tilapia fillets on grill pan. Cook 2 minutes or until grill marks appear. Turn tilapia over; cook 2 minutes or until tilapia flakes easily with a fork. Remove tilapia from pan. Wipe out pan and repeat with remaining fillets.
  • 4As tilapia cooks, chop pineapple and add to onion mixture; mix well. Top tilapia with pineapple salsa.

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About Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy