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Seared Tilapia with Avocado Mango Salsa

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Making better choices is likely on your list for “things to do in 2012”. Make it delicious too with recipes like this. Seafood twice a week for health benefits is recommended by health experts for the nutrition provided – and when it tastes this good and looks this pretty? The whole family will be happy to meet that goal. This is nice too because it also incorporates some fruits and veggies right into the main meal. This salsa also works great in a salad instead of dressing.
 

Seared Tilapia with Avocado Mango Salsa

Prep Time: 20 minutes
CookTime: 10 minutes
Amount: 4 servings

Ingredients:

- juice of 1 lime, divided
¼ cup Wild Harvest® Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tablespoons chopped Wild Harvest® Organic Fresh Cilantro, divided
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon Wild Harvest® Organic Ground Cumin
½ teaspoon chili powder
1 pound tilapia fillets
1 cup diced mangos
1 medium ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, diced
½ cup diced red onions
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, diced
 

Directions:

1. In small bowl, combine lime juice (reserving 1 tablespoon), oil, 1 tablespoon cilantro, garlic, cumin and chili powder; salt and pepper to taste.
2. Place halibut in a shallow dish; pour marinade over fish, turning fish to cover. Set aside.
3. In medium bowl, combine mango, avocado, onion, jalapeño, reserved lime juice and remaining 1 tablespoon cilantro; salt and pepper to taste.
4. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add halibut and half the marinade. Sear halibut on both sides; reduce heat to medium and continue cooking until cooked through and fish flakes easily with a fork (about 10 minutes per inch of thickness).
5. Serve Avocado Mango Salsa over halibut.


Nutritional info: Serving Size: ¼ of recipe

Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 280
Total Fat: 17g
Saturated Fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 40mg
Sodium: 85mg
Carbohydrates: 13g
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Protein: 22g

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