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Sweet and Spicy Citrus Tilapia

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 teaspoons sauce)
"This is a very versatile marinade. It's great with chicken breasts, but I would recommend using the grill instead. Add green beans tossed with cilantro and lime." —Carma Van Allen, South Orange, N.J.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 1 orange)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Nutrition Information

  • calories 225
  • fat 6.6 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • monofat 3.4 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 34.8 g
  • carbohydrate 7.5 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 85 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 486 mg
  • calcium 30 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange fish in a single layer in a shallow roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Combine orange juice and next 9 ingredients (through garlic); pour over fish. Let stand 15 minutes.

  2. Preheat broiler.

  3. Sprinkle fish with paprika; broil 15 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Drizzle sauce over fish.