Tilapia with Spicy Orange Salsa

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

I usually make this dish in the Summer time and lately I've been wishing for Summer to come very soon since this week has been incredibly cold. Until then, I guess I'll be bringing Summer into my kitchen. Take a look:


Recipe by Sweet Caroline

Ingredients:
4 tilapia fillets, fresh or thawed
2 oranges, peeled and ends trimmed 
1 lime
1/2 white onion, diced
2 scallions, chopped
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoon butter, cut into cubes
Sea salt and chili powder

Directions:
Hold orange over a bowl, cut along the membrane on both sides of each segment using a paring knife, free the segments and repeat with remaining fruit. Squeeze the membranes to extract the juice. Zest the lime, cut and squeeze juice of lime. Drizzle olive oil, add the red pepper flakes, chopped scallions and season with sea salt. Refrigerate salsa until ready to plate. Meanwhile, place the tilapia fillets in a baking sheet, season with sea salt and chili powder. Add the little pieces of butter over the top of each tilapia fillet. Bake the tilapia at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until flaky. Serve warm with spicy orange salsa along with some white rice or salad. Enjoy! 


7 comments:

Cathy Compeau said...

Look what's for dinner! Thank you for linking up at Tasty Tuesdays! Your post has been pinned to my Recipes from Tasty Tuesday board. I can't wait to see what you link up next week!
Have a terrific weekend!
Cathy
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Cindy Jamieson said...

Oh wow this fish looks fantastic! I’d love for you to come share over at Simple Supper Tuesday :)
http://www.hunwhatsfordinner.com/2014/03/simple-supper-sunday.html

Diane Balch said...

I love citrus in the winter... it helps get past the winter blues.

Miz Helen said...

Hi Caroline,
I can't wait to try this awesome recipe! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday, it is so nice to have you with us today. Have a great weekend and come back soon!
Miz Helen

Lauren said...

Yummy! I rarely eat fish that I don't personally catch... for what reasons honestly I don't know, ha! But, this looks great! I could use a dose of summer in my life as well :)

Thanks for linking up at Get Inspired! Hope to see you back tomorrow :)

Tanusree Khandai said...

Your dish looks so inviting.. fish and orange salsa... I haveto try it out soon. Thanks for the inspiration and for sharing it at tasty tuesday this week. I have featured your dish today.

Theresa said...

This dish sounds amazing we have talapia all the time. It will be great to try another way to fix it than our two favorites. Pinning to my easy weeknight board and will give your recipe a shout out this week! Theresa @DearCreatives thanks for sharing at last week's party!

 
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