Cilantro-Lime Marinated Tilapia

Cilantro Lime Tilapia

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 fillet

Calories: 124 • Total Fat: 2g • Total Carbohydrate: 3g (Fiber: 0g • Sugars: 1g) • Protein: 23g (Vitamin C: 6% • Potassium: 368mg • Iron: 3%)

Nutritional Highlights

Low Calorie •  Low Fat • High Protein • Low Carb • Good for Immunity • Rich in Potassium

This recipe is mostly protein. Pair it with some carbs and fat to create a well balanced meal and stabilize your blood sugar.


cilantro-lime marinated tilapia

Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 tilapia fillets (or other whitefish), 4 oz each
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped and divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce, low-sodium variety
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 cup water
METHOD
  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Place fish in a ceramic or glass baking dish.
  3. Prepare marinade by combining garlic, lime juice, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger, honey, water, and 1 tbsp cilantro. Add marinade to fish and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from refrigerator and bake in oven for 15 minutes or until fish is cooked through.
  5. Top with lime zest and remaining cilantro.
  6. Serve with cilantro-lime quinoa or roasted asparagus if desired.
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