Deliciously Healthy Gluten Free Tilapia With Fruity Southwestern Salsa

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Craving something healthy for dinner? This Gluten Free Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa recipe will soon become a favorite!

Gluten Free Tilapia With Fruity Southwestern Salsa

Craving some healthy food for dinner this evening? This Gluten Free Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa recipe is so delicious, you are definitely going to want to tuck this one into your recipe box! This tilapia dish is soon to become one of your favorite healthy recipes.

This recipe is already naturally dairy-free so no need for subs! You can also add ingredients to dress up this meal in any way you like. For example, you could add some sliced red onions as a garnish, you could even mix in some black beans. Not a fan of fish? You can definitely sub the tilapia for chicken if you wish as well.

How to Make Gluten Free Tilapia With Fruity Southwestern Salsa

Craving something healthy for dinner? This Gluten Free Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa recipe will soon become a favorite!

Ingredients

  • Tilapia fillets, skinless
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Medium zucchini, peeled and made into zoodles
  • Water for steaming
  • Medium-sized green onions, thinly sliced
  • Avocados, peeled and diced
  • California navel oranges, thin-sliced, peeled, cut into chunks
  • Lemon, thin-sliced, peeled, cut into chunks
  • Lime, thin-sliced, peeled, cut into chunks
  • Lime juice
  • Honey or Stevia powder
  • Salt
  • Chipotle powder
Craving something healthy for dinner? This Gluten Free Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa recipe will soon become a favorite!

Directions

Prepare all your ingredients before cooking. This recipe cooks quickly and you do not want things overcooking while you are preparing other things.

Craving something healthy for dinner? This Gluten Free Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa recipe will soon become a favorite!

First, slice the avocados through the skin and around the pit in their center. Second, lace the whole avocado between your hands and twist in opposite directions to separate the avocado from its pit.

Craving something healthy for dinner? This Gluten Free Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa recipe will soon become a favorite!

You will most likely have to scoop the pit out of one side or the other of avocado halves. Once you have the pit out, use a spoon to scoop the meat from their skins.

Second, coarsely dice the avocado halves and place them in a small mixing bowl and add your fruit chunks.

Third, combine these with the avocado pieces and the white parts of the green onions. Slice some of the green parts of the onions for garnish.

Now, mix the lime juice, honey, and salt in a separate small bowl until well mixed and pour over the avocado and fruit pieces, and toss them to coat everything.

After that, sprinkle the chipotle powder over the fruit salsa and set it aside while you cook the zoodles.

Then you’ll want to place your zoodles in a microwave-safe dish with a lid and add 2 TBL of water and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until they are cooked to your satisfaction.

You don’t want to cook them to mush, so start with 3 minutes and add 30-second increments until they are al dente'(soft enough to chew but not so soft they are mush).

At this point, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil while you salt and pepper both sides of each fillet. Brown the fillets in the hot oil for 4 minutes per side. Following that, move the fillets to a plate and keep them warm.

Finally, make a bed of zoodles on a serving plate and add a cooked tilapia fillet. Last but not least, sprinkle some of the salsa over the warm fish and sprinkle with the green onion tops. Serve right away. Yum!

Craving something healthy for dinner? This Gluten Free Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa recipe will soon become a favorite!

Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa

Craving some healthy food for dinner this evening? This Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa recipe is so delicious, you are definitely going to want to tuck this one into your recipe box! This tilapia dish is soon to become one of your favorite healthy recipes.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Sea Food
Keyword: dairy free, gluten free, low carb
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 4 tilapia fillets skinless
  • 2 TBL olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 medium zucchini peeled and made into zoodles
  • 2 TBL of water for steaming
  • 4 medium-sized green onions thinly sliced
  • 2 avocados peeled and diced
  • 3 California navel oranges thin-sliced, peeled, cut into chunks
  • 1 lemon thin-sliced, peeled, cut into chunks
  • 1 lime thin-sliced, peeled, cut into chunks
  • 1 TBL lime juice
  • 2 tsp of honey or 3 tsp stevia powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder

Instructions

  • Prepare all your ingredients before cooking. This recipe cooks quickly and you do not want things overcooking while you are preparing other things.
  • Slice the avocados through the skin and around the pit in their center. Place the whole avocado between your hands and twist in opposite directions to separate the avocado from its pit. You will most likely have to scoop the pit out of one side or the other of avocado halves. Once you have the pit out, use a spoon to scoop the meat from their skins.
  • Coarsely dice the avocado halves and place them in a small mixing bowl and add your fruit chunks. Combine these with the avocado pieces and the white parts of the green onions. Slice some of the green parts of the onions for garnish.
  • Now, mix the lime juice, honey, and salt in a separate small bowl until well mixed and pour over the avocado and fruit pieces, and toss them to coat everything. Sprinkle the chipotle powder over the salsa and set aside while you cook the zoodles.
  • Place your zoodles in a microwave-safe dish with a lid and add 2 TBL of water and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until they are cooked to your satisfaction. You don’t want to cook them to mush, so start with 3 minutes and add 30-second increments until they are al dente'(soft enough to chew but not so soft they are mush).
  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil while you salt and pepper both sides of each fillet. Brown the fillets in the hot oil for 4 minutes per side. Move the fillets to a plate and keep them warm.
  • Make a bed of zoodles on a serving plate and add a cooked tilapia fillet. Sprinkle some of the salsa over the warm fish and sprinkle with the green onion tops. Serve right away. Yum!

Notes

This recipe is already naturally dairy-free so no need for subs!
Craving something healthy for dinner? This Gluten Free Tilapia with Fruity Southwestern Salsa recipe will soon become a favorite!
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