Baked Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Baked Tilapia with Mango Salsa


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About this recipe: A simple, yet delicious fish dish. Tilapia is baked, then served with a rich and fruity mango salsa. Serve over freshly cooked rice or with a salad. The perfect meal for any day of the week.


Serves: 4 

  • 4 tilapia fish fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • 4 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • crushed chillies to taste
  • Salsa
  • 1 mango, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 3 plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 Scotch bonnet chilli, seeded and finely chopped or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh root ginger
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:22min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
  2. In a shallow baking dish, combine the olive oil, orange zest, orange juice, salt, pepper and crushed chillies.
  3. Rinse the fish fillets and pat them dry. Place them into the baking dish and turn to coat with the seasonings.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until fish can be flaked with a fork.
  5. While the fish cooks, combine the mango, onion, avocado, tomatoes, lime zest and juice, chilli, ginger, coriander and sea salt in a glass bowl. Stir to blend and set aside at room temperature until fish has finished cooking.
  6. Place fish fillets on a plate and spoon the salsa over them to serve.

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