Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa

“Years ago I found a grilled tilapia recipe in a seafood cookbook. The pineapple salsa with cilantro has a touch of spice and goes so well with the flaky, tender fish.” —Beth Fleming, Downers Grove, Illinois

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Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa
Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa
Servings Prep Time
8servings (2 cups salsa) 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
8servings (2 cups salsa) 20minutes
Ingredients
Portions: servings (2 cups salsa)
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: servings (2 cups salsa)
Units:
Instructions
  1. For salsa, in a small bowl, combine pineapple, green onions, green pepper, cilantro, 4 teaspoons lime juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt and cayenne. Refrigerate until serving.
  2. Mix oil and remaining lime juice; drizzle over fillets. Sprinkle with pepper and remaining salt.
  3. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill fish, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 2-3 minutes on each side or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Serve with salsa.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet with 1/4 cup salsa : 131 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 152mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.