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    Veracruz Style Tilapia

    Veracruz Style Tilapia. Photo by KIDGEO3

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    25 mins

    10 mins

    Kanzeda's Note:

    This cooking light recipe was originally for Red Snapper, but since Tilapia is usually less expensive and easier to find, that is what I go with. This recipe also work wonderfully on the grill.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare the broiler by coating the pan with cooking spray.
    2. 2
      Coat the fish fillets completely wih cooking spray.
    3. 3
      Combine the cumin salt and pepper and sprinkle all over the fish.
    4. 4
      The fillets will cook 5 minutes on each side (watch caefully if your fillets are thin).
    5. 5
      While fish broils, combine the remaining ingredients to make the salsa.
    6. 6
      Serve the fillets with 1/2 cup of salsa.
    7. 7
      When spliting the recipe for 2 I will make the entire salsa portion and freeze it for future use, this recipe is also wonderful with lean pork chops.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 13, 2009

      55

      Fast, easy, and very ,very tasty. I had an idea the salsa would be improved if aged overnight in the fridge to allow the flavors to meld. I did this the second batch I made. I think it helped. I like it best served with Key Lime wedges to squeeze generously of the fish. I served it with Arroz Verde, rice cooked with mild green Psailla chiles. The second time with Spanish Rice. Thanx for posting this great recipe. Pierre

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    • on March 03, 2006

      55

      Cook time was spot on. I didn't have fresh cilantro so I used dried. Served with Spanish rice and sauteed broccoli. Delicioso!

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    • on April 04, 2005

      45

      Very, very easy and pretty tasty. It is very filling. I added some lime to it as well. I felt like something was missing, that being said we really did enjoy it.

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    Nutritional Facts for Veracruz Style Tilapia

    Serving Size: 1 (422 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 371.0
     
    Calories from Fat 46
    12%
    Total Fat 5.1 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 85.0 mg
    28%
    Sodium 709.7 mg
    29%
    Total Carbohydrate 38.0 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 12.2 g
    49%
    Sugars 5.1 g
    20%
    Protein 45.5 g
    91%

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