Baked Tilapia w. Mango Watermelon Salsa

Going along with my watermelon post from yesterday I thought I would feature another post that would be helpful in case you had extra watermelon.

This recipe is also really healthy as well as cheap. Whenever mangos are on sale I pretty much buy the entire selection that they have there. I LOVE mango, it’s my favorite fruit and I will put it on and in everything I eat for the week.

Tilapia is also a great fish to keep on hand in your freezer. It takes barely any time to thaw as well as to cook. This meal is quick, cheap and healthy. You really can’t go wrong. Unless you don’t like fish, mangos or watermelon, then I don’t know what to tell you besides trading in your taste buds for upgraded versions J

RECIPE

3-4 servings

Mango Watermelon Salsa

  • 1 Mango – Chopped
  • 1 Persian Cucumber – Chopped
  • ½ cup Chopped Watermelon
  • 1 tsp. Honey
  • 3 Chopped Mint Leaves
  • 3 Chopped Basil Leaves
  • ¼ tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. Lemon Juice
  • A Dash of Red Wine Vinegar
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mix well and set aside for when the fish is ready.

Fish

  • 4 Pieces of Tilapia
  • 4 cloves of garlic – chopped
  • 1 Lemon – Juiced
  • Sprinkle of: Salt, Pepper and Red pepper flakes

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Cover a glass baking dish with tin foil and lightly grease. Lay each piece of fish on the foil, squeeze the lemon on each piece, and sprinkle with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Bake the fish for 10 – 15 minutes or until the fish is fully cooked.

Optional serving suggestions:

Lay the fish on top of raw baby spinach and a little brown rice, place a spoonful or two of the salsa on top of the fish, drizzle with balsamic vinegar and serve.