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:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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

  1. Heat 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.
  2. While 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.
  3. Whisk 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.
  4. As 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
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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