Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 15 minutes
The spicy kick from the sweet salsa goes great with this flaky fish!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small tilapia fillets
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 - Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 - Tbsp canola oil
  • - dash cayenne pepper
  • 2 - cup(s) fresh pineapple chunks**
  • 2 - Tbsp sliced green onions**
  • 1 - Tbsp chopped cilantro**
  • 1 - Tbsp lime juice**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 2 Tbsp lime juice, canola oil, cayenne pepper and a few pinches of salt and pepper.
  2. Place tilapia fillets into a baking dish and brush the lime marinade onto each fillet. Marinate for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.*
  3. Cook the rice, as directed.
  4. Preheat the grill.
  5. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side, over direct heat, or until cooked through and flaky. Cooking time may vary depending on thickness of the fillets.
  6. Chop the fresh pineapple and toss with sliced green onions, cilantro and 1 Tbsp of lime juice.
  7. Prepare salad.
  8. Serve Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa topping and side of rice and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 4 Tbsp lime juice, 2 Tbsp canola oil, dash of cayenne pepper and a few pinches of salt and pepper.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • Half of the prepared marinade, brushed onto the fillets

Remove as much as air as possible and seal.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to grill and grilling as directed.

Special notes

Alternative Cooking Method: Bake at 350 F for 10 to 12 minutes, or until tilapia is cooked through.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely before transferring tilapia to grill. Grill over direct heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until cooked through and flaky. Prepare fresh pineapple salsa, as directed.
Serve with rice and salad.