Baked Zesty Tilapia – Low Fat Recipe

Scales01Baked Zesty Tilapia – Low Fat

Tilapia is a mild, sweet-tasting fish that lends itself to all kinds of flavors. It’s a good substitute for flounder and orange roughy. Enjoy this Mexican-style tilapia dish with sweet corn and rice.

Shopping List:

  • 4x 150 gram / 5 oz Tilapia fillets
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 400 gram / 14.5 oz can Mexican-style recipe-ready tomatoes
  • 150 gram / 3/4 cup shredded reduced fat Jack cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 200ºC / 400ºF
  2. Lay tilapia fillets in a baking dish. Sprinkle cumin and black pepper over fish. Add canned tomatoes, and sprinkle cheese on top.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  4. Serve with brown rice, sweet corn and black beans.

Serves 4, calories 219 per serving, fat 5.3 gram