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Fiesta Tilapia Ceviche
Fiesta Tilapia Ceviche

Portions: 8 Serving size: 1 cup plus 6 crackers

Ingredients

1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1 cup pineapple, diced
2 tablespoons canola oil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1-1/4 cups fresh lime juice
48 saltine wheat crackers with unsalted tops
Preparation
Broil the tilapia fillets on high for 3 minutes per side.
Mix the red bell pepper, red onion, cilantro, pineapple, black pepper and canola oil with the cooked tilapia.
Once the tilapia has cooled for 5 minutes, pour fresh lime juice over it and mix ingredients well. Be sure that all of the pieces of tilapia are completely covered with the lime juice.
Cover and place in refrigerator to marinate for at least 2 hours.
Serve each portion with 6 saltine crackers with unsalted tops.
1-1/2 pounds fresh tilapia fillets, cubed into small chunks
1 cup red onion, diced

Helpful hints

  • As an appetizer, serve in a martini glass with 1/4 cup ceviche and garnish with saltine crackers with unsalted tops along with some cilantro leaves.
  • One lime yields 2 tablespoons lime juice. Ten limes are needed for this recipe.
  • Substitute pineapple tidbits canned in juice if fresh pineapple is unavailable.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories 220
  • Protein 19 g
  • Carbohydrates 20 g
  • Fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 36 mg
  • Sodium 168 mg
  • Potassium 374 mg
  • Phosphorus 162 mg
  • Calcium 43 mg
  • Fiber 1.3 g