Broiled tilapia with avocado salsa

Broiled Tilapia with Avocado Salsa Recipe

Looking for a heart-healthy, low-cal entree that doesn't skimp on flavor? This Broiled Tilapia with Avocado Salsa recipe delivers. Tilapia fillets are rubbed with olive oil and coriander, broiled, and served with our colorful, chunky avocado salsa. Made with Hass avocados, yellow bell peppers, grape tomatoes, cilantro and jalapeños, this quick and delicious avocado salsa is a versatile accompaniment to a variety of fish dishes. This easy recipe makes great fish tacos, too!

Yield: 6 servings
Nutrition facts: Per serving: 334 calories, 14 g fat, 9 g carbohydrates (4 g fiber), 46 g protein, 780 mg sodium

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Ingredients

1 yellow bell pepper, cut into ½-in. pieces
¾ cup grape tomatoes, halved
½ cup diced cucumber
½ cup minced red onion
¼ cup chopped cilantro
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. minced jalapeño pepper
1¾ tsp. salt
2 Hass avocados, halved, pitted, peeled and cut into ½-in. cubes
6 tilapia fillets (8 oz. each)
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. ground coriander
Lemon or lime wedges, for garnish

Directions

  1. In medium bowl, stir together bell pepper, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, cilantro, lemon juice, jalapeño and 1 teaspoon salt. Add avocados and toss gently to combine. Refrigerate salsa until ready to use.
  2. Preheat broiler. Rub tilapia with oil; then sprinkle with coriander and remaining ¾ teaspoon salt. Broil 4 inches from heat 5 to 6 minutes until fish just flakes when tested with fork. Serve fish topped with salsa and garnished with lemon wedges.