Tex-Mex Tilapia

Tex-Mex Tilapia

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"This light, white fish is marinated with olive oil and lime juice and then pan-fried with tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro until just done. It's quick, easy, and amazing!"
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Ingredients

1 h 28 m servings 225 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 14.9 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.8g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Lay tilapia fillets in a glass baking dish. Drizzle olive oil and lime juice evenly over the fish. Season with salt and pepper. Allow to sit at room temperature for 1 hour.
  2. Transfer tilapia to a non-stick skillet and pour the lime juice mixture over the fish. Scatter the tomatoes, jalapenos, and cilantro over the fillets. Cook over medium heat for about 4 minutes per side.

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Most helpful positive review

Yum! This was fast, easy and very good. My hubby kept raving. Didn't have fresh jalapenos on hand so I subbed 1 can of Rotel tomatoes with chilis drained and 1 large fresh tomato. It would be e...

Most helpful critical review

My family did not like this dish at all. Followed the recipe exactly. They love the broiled parmesan tilapia recipe from here so guess I will stick with it!

Yum! This was fast, easy and very good. My hubby kept raving. Didn't have fresh jalapenos on hand so I subbed 1 can of Rotel tomatoes with chilis drained and 1 large fresh tomato. It would be e...

I modified it for the grill, and it was really really good!! I also added in more vegetables that I like. It was very spicy also, so I wouldn't necessarily feed this to kids.

My family did not like this dish at all. Followed the recipe exactly. They love the broiled parmesan tilapia recipe from here so guess I will stick with it!

My husband "mmmm'd" through the whole meal, ending with, "This recipe is a new family favorite." Because he doesn't handle the jalepeno heat as well as I, I put the slices in the pan, but not o...

I normally find tilapia pretty bland, but it really shines in this recipe. Very much enjoyed!

Very light and refreshing. I kept the jalapenos in large pieces so they were easy to pick out, and they still lent their spiciness to the dish.

Rather bland for our tastes. But don't let this stop you from trying it. We just like more muscular recipes.

My husband had never tried fish, but I made this recipe and he loved it. So now he eats fish, Yeepeee!

I made this last night. It was pretty good although it was a bit too hot for my tastes. I think next time, I'll just use one pepper. Anyhow, overall, it was really good.