Tilapia with mango salsa recipe
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Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Servings: 4 -6


For salsa:

  • 1 mango peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup peeled diced cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/3 cup roughly chopped cilantro leaves
  • Salt and pepper

For Tilapia:

  • Juice of lime
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 clove of minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh basil
  • 4-6 tilapia fillets thawed
  • 1/4 cup flour


For salsa:

  • Combine the mango, cucumber, jalapeno, red onion, lime juice and cilantro leaves and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place juice of lime, 2 Tbsp olive oil, salt, pepper garlic and basil in a zip top gallon sized bag. Add tilapia. Shift marinade around and seal tight. Place in fridge for about 30 minutes.
  • Add 1 Tbsp olive to a large skillet. Heat over medium heat.
  • Remove tilapia fillets from bag one at a time. Shake off excess marinade. Dredge in flour. Place in skillet. Cook 3 minutes. Flip cook an additional 2-3 minutes or until tilapia flakes easily and is cooked through.