Chili Lime Tilapia

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Chili Lime Tilapia

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Main Protein: Seafood
Cooking Method: BBQ, Oven
Servings: 4
Calories: 194kcal


  • 1 lb. tilapia filets you can substitute cod or snapper if you prefer
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1-2 clove garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 3/4 tsp. seasoning salt
  • 1 large (gallon) freezer bag or reusable silicone bag


Assembly instructions:

  • Place 1 lb. of fish in a large resealable freezer bag.
  • Combine the other ingredients in a small bowl and pour over the fish.
  • Remove the excess air from the bag, seal, and freeze.

Oven cooking instructions:

  • Thaw. Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Place foil on a baking tray. Place the fish and sauce on the foil and create a foil packet, sealing well.
  • Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

BBQ cooking instructions:

  • Thaw.
  • Preheat the BBQ to medium-high heat. Make a foil packet with the fish and sauce inside.
  • Place foil packet on the grill for 4 minutes per side until the fish flakes easily with a fork.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 439mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1141IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg