Sweet and Spicy Citrus Tilapia

Sweet and Spicy Citrus Tilapia Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
"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.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 teaspoons sauce)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Carma Van Allen, South Orange, NJ,

Cooking Light

August 2010
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