Grilled tilapia and other grilled fish are a good alternative if you want to enjoy tasty grilled dishes without the guilt, especially if you’re watching your weight. From time to time, avoid the fat and oil of heavy meat dishes and opt for fish, as they are just as delicious and satisfying!

Grilled tropical tilapia with honey

What do you need:

4 tilapia fillets

4 limes, thinly sliced

2 ears of corn, husked

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons of honey

2 tablespoons coriander leaves

kosher salt

black pepper

Prepare 4 pieces of aluminum foil (12 inches long). Place one tilapia fillet on each sheet. Brush each fillet with honey. Divide the lime, corn, and parsley among the slices, drizzle with olive oil, then season with salt and pepper. Form packets then cook on a preheated grill over high heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until corn is tender and fish is cooked through.

Tilapia with smoked paprika

What do you need:

4 tilapia fillets

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons ground smoked paprika

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine the ingredients well. Brush the tilapia fillets with the mixture, then cook the fish on a preheated grill for 4 to 5 minutes per side or cook until cooked through. Serve with rice or grilled vegetables.

Grilled tilapia with lemon herbs

What do you need:

4 tilapia fillets

2 garlic cloves, minced

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons capers, drained

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Whisk together lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, and lemon peel in a small bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of basil and capers to the mixture. Reserve about 2 tablespoons of the mixture and brush the rest over the tilapia fillets. Season the fish with salt and pepper. Cook tilapia on a preheated grill over medium-high heat for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until cooked through. When ready, transfer to a serving plate, drizzle with lemon mixture, and top with remaining basil.

Enjoy your next barbecue session with any of these grilled tilapia recipes – they’re not too heavy for a meal, but they’re sure to satisfy your appetite. Plus, they’re healthier too! It’s especially great for those who are trying to eat healthier!

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