Delicious and Healthy Tilapia Salad Recipe

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Delicious and Healthy Tilapia Salad Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 19, 2023

Enjoy a refreshing and nutritious meal with this delicious tilapia salad recipe. Packed with fresh ingredients and flavors, this salad is perfect for a light lunch or a main course. The tender and flaky tilapia, combined with crisp vegetables and a zesty dressing, makes this dish both satisfying and healthy. Prepare it in just a few simple steps and indulge in a culinary delight that you can customize to your liking.


  • 2 tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Place the tilapia fillets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika, salt, and pepper.
  4. Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.
  6. In a large bowl, combine the salad greens, cucumber, bell pepper, tomato, red onion, black olives, feta cheese, and parsley.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, Dijon mustard, and minced garlic to make the dressing.
  8. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat.
  9. Divide the salad onto plates and top with the baked tilapia fillets.
  10. Garnish with additional parsley, if desired.
  11. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Tilapia is a versatile fish that is mild in flavor and easily adapts to various cooking methods.
  • Salads are a great way to incorporate fresh vegetables and lean protein into your diet.
  • This recipe can be easily customized by adding or substituting different vegetables and herbs.
  • Tilapia is a low-calorie fish that provides important nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids.