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A plate of tilapia with avocado corn salsa

Tilapia with Avocado and Corn Salsa

Pan-fried tilapia with lots of smoky, garlicky flavor, topped with an avocado corn salsa that is sweet, crunchy, and citrusy. Great flavors and textures. Perfect light and healthy meal!
4.67 from 9 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 288kcal
Author: MinShien



  • 1.5 lbs tilapia fillets
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • vegetable oil

Corn & Avocado Salsa

  • 5 oz canned corn drained
  • 1 small tomato cubed
  • 1 avocado cubed
  • 1 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 lime juice
  • salt to taste


  • Mix together smoked paprika, garlic powder, and salt. Then sprinkle spice mixture on both sides of the fillet.
  • In a large bowl, combine corn, tomatoes, avocados, chopped cilantro, lime juice, and salt to taste to make Avocado Corn Salsa.
  • On a frying pan, add vegetable oil and fry tilapia fillets for ~3 minutes on each side, or until fish is no longer translucent and breaks apart with a fork. Remove from heat.
  • Top tilapia with avocado and corn salsa. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 1025mg | Potassium: 920mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 822IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2mg
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