Seared Tilapia with Pineapple and Cucumber Relish

Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp plus 1 tsp olive oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, (seeded, if desired), finely chopped
  • 1/2 small pineapple, (about 1 lb), peeled, cored and cut into small pieces
  • 1 small English cucumber, cut into small pieces
  • 4 6-oz tilapia fillets


  1. Cook the rice according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together the lime juice, ginger, honey, 2 Tbsp oil and 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper. Toss with the scallions, jalapeño, pineapple and cucumber.
  3. Heat the remaining tsp oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Season the tilapia with 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper and cook until golden brown and cooked through, 1 to 3 minutes per side. Serve the fish with the rice and relish.


4 Servings

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 382 
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 77mg
Sodium: 207mg
Carbohydrates: 51g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Protein: 40g