Sweet and Spicy Citrus Tilapia

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

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 225
  • Fat: 6.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 34.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 7.5g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 85mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 486mg
  • Calcium: 30mg

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