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For a quick-cooking, light meal, serve your family Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa and Tomato-Avocado Salad. Double the pineapple salsa, and use it to top salads, tacos, or grilled steak or chicken during the week.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2014

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Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Lindsey Lower

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Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 fillet, 1 cup salad, and 1/4 cup salsa)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine pineapple, chopped red onion, jalapeño, cilantro, 1 tablespoon lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl.

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  • Combine remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice, sliced red onion, basil, tomato, avocado, and 1 tablespoon oil in a bowl; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle fish with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, cumin, and chipotle chile powder. Add fish to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Spoon pineapple salsa over fish. Serve with tomato and avocado salad.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

342 calories; fat 17.2g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 10.7g; poly fat 2.3g; protein 36g; carbohydrates 14g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 85mg; iron 2mg; sodium 461mg; calcium 44mg.
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