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Tilapia with Tomato-Orange Relish Recipe

Tilapia with Tomato-Orange Relish Recipe

The mild flavor and tender texture of tilapia goes beautifully with this colorful, garden-fresh relish. It makes a big impression with little effort. —Helen Conwell, Portland, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium orange, peeled, sectioned and chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar


  • 1. Place fish in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with butter; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and the lemon pepper. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the tomato, orange, onion, capers, brown sugar, vinegar and remaining salt. Serve with fish. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 8 teaspoons relish equals 219 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 381 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.