Southwestern Baked Tilapia

Southwestern Baked Tilapia

Serves 4

Turn on the oven, whisk together a few spices and dinner is ready before you know it. Feel free to adjust the heat level of the seasonings to your liking. Serve with a simple grain pilaf and steamed greens.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
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Method: 

Preheat oven to 450°F. In a small bowl, mix garlic powder, chili powder, salt, black pepper and cayenne. Sprinkle evenly over both sides of tilapia.

Coat a baking sheet with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Arrange tilapia in a single layer on the baking sheet; drizzle with the remaining tablespoon of oil. Bake until golden brown and flesh begins to flake, 7 to 9 minutes. Serve with lime wedges on the side.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:230 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 85mg cholesterol, 680mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 34g protein
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