Tilapia Taco with Fresh Salsa

Tilapia is fast growing and eats a mainly herbivorous diet, making it very low in mercury. This is good news for expecting mothers-tilapia makes the grade for foods safe to eat during pregnancy.


  • 4 filet tilapia
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 Medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 jalepeno, minced
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 dash pepper
Tilapia Taco with Fresh Salsa
Total Time: 30 minutes


Servings: 8 tacos

Nutrition information per taco: 167 calories; 3 g fat; 1 g saturated fat; 43 mg cholesterol; 57 mg sodium; 14 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 22 g protein


Prepare salsa by mixing all ingredients together. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Preheat oven to 400F. Drizzle tilapia with oil and bake tilapia on a foil-lined pan until opaque, about 10 to 12 minutes. Cut tilapia into bite-size pieces and Fill tortillas. Top with salsa and lettuce.