Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well. Rub evenly over fish. Cover and chill 10 minutes.
While fish chills, combine lime rind and lime juice in a small bowl; set aside. Combine garlic and jalapeño pepper in another small bowl; set aside.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add fish; cook 6 minutes, turning often, or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork and is brown on all sides. Place fish on serving platter.
Reduce heat to medium-high, and sauté garlic mixture 30 seconds. Remove from heat, and add lime juice mixture, stirring well; pour over fish. Serve immediately.