Tilapia with Watermelon Salsa

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup cubed seeded watermelon
  • 1 Tbsp. red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 medium jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 fresh cilantro sprigs, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • 1 (4-oz.) raw tilapia fillets
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice, hot

Directions:

  1. Combine watermelon, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, oil, and lime juice in a medium bowl; toss gently to blend.
  2. Season with salt and pepper if desired; toss gently to blend. Refrigerate, covered, for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  4. Place tilapia in a baking pan. Lightly brush with oil. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until tilapia flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  5. Top tilapia evenly with salsa; serve each fillet with ½ cup rice.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 277
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 57 mg
  • Sodium: 133 mg
  • Carbs: 30 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugars: 5 g
  • Protein: 26 g

Tilapia with Watermelon Salsa

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