Pan-Seared Tilapia With Grapefruit-Avocado Salsa Recipe

This pan-seared tilapia with grapefruit-avocado salsa is a light and refreshing dish that is perfect for a healthy dinner. The tilapia is seasoned with a blend of spices and then seared to perfection, creating a crispy exterior and tender interior. The grapefruit-avocado salsa adds a burst of citrusy flavor and creamy texture, complementing the fish beautifully. Serve this dish with a side of rice or quinoa for a complete meal.

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Ingredients for Pan-Seared Tilapia With Grapefruit-Avocado Salsa Recipe

  • 1 Tilapia Fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Grapefruit, Segmented
  • 1/4 Avocado, Diced
  • 0.06 cup Red Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Fresh Cilantro, Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • As required Salt, To Taste

Directions: Pan-seared Tilapia With Grapefruit-avocado Salsa Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a small bowl, combine the paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper. Rub the spice mixture all over the tilapia fillets.
  • STEP 2.Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add the tilapia fillets and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • STEP 3.While the tilapia is cooking, prepare the grapefruit-avocado salsa. In a medium bowl, combine the grapefruit segments, avocado, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and salt. Gently toss to combine.
  • STEP 4.Serve the pan-seared tilapia with the grapefruit-avocado salsa on top. Garnish with additional cilantro, if desired. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pat the tilapia fillets dry before seasoning them. This will help the spices adhere better.
  • For a spicier salsa, add a finely chopped jalapeno pepper to the grapefruit-avocado salsa.
  • If you don't have grapefruit, you can substitute it with orange or pineapple for a different flavor profile.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover pan-seared tilapia can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • The grapefruit-avocado salsa is best enjoyed fresh, so it's recommended to make it right before serving.
  • Serve the pan-seared tilapia with rice or quinoa for a complete and satisfying meal.
Nutrition
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144
calories per serving
16 g Fat< 1 g Protein< 1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    14mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    361mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    5mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    4mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    7mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    6mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp