Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa for 2

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


2 servings (1/2 cup salsa)

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Just because you are serving a smaller serving meals doesn't mean you have to give up flavor. This delicious fish dish is sure to please with its tropical flavor.—Beth Fleming, Downers Grove, Illinois
Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa for 2 Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 teaspoons lime juice, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 2 tilapia fillets (4 ounces each)
  • Dash pepper


  1. In a small bowl, combine the pineapple, onion, green pepper, cilantro, 1 teaspoon lime juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt and cayenne. Chill until serving.
  2. Combine oil and remaining lime juice; drizzle over fillets. Sprinkle with pepper and remaining salt.
  3. On a greased grill rack, grill fish, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 137 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 337mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.