Sweet & Spicy Tilapia with Baby Spinach

Sweet & Spicy Tilapia with Baby Spinach

3 reviews, 4 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 20 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes or less.


1 lb. Tilapia; fillets
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion; coarsely chopped
1 medium red pepper; seeds and stem removed and chopped
4 tablespoons red or green jalapeno jelly; divided
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar; divided
1 bag (5 oz) baby spinach salad
1 tablespoon butter
Salt and black pepper

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



1. Season fillets with salt and pepper, set aside.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute 4 to 5 min. or until tender and slightly golden; add bell pepper, cook 2 more minutes.

3. Stir in 2 tablespoons jalapeno jelly and 1 tablespoon vinegar until blended.

4. Remove skillet from heat; stir in spinach and season to taste with salt and pepper. Place mixture on a plate and cover to keep warm.

5. Return skillet to medium-high heat; add butter to melt. Cook fillets 2 minutes per side (for thicker pieces reduce heat to medium and cook 1 to 3 minutes longer).

6. Remove fillets and arrange over spinach mixture. Drain juices from skillet. Return skillet to heat; add remaining jelly and vinegar; stir and heat briefly' drizzle over fish and serve.


This is a delicious recipe that is even a favorite with a 10-yr old boy!! Beautiful presentation for guests!

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I only made this because I already had all the ingrediants on hand. It was "okay". Even leftovers were fine. I suggest adding corn starch to thicken up the extra sauce made for pouring over the top. Not my favorite Talapia recipie but it will do in a bind
ladijas 3y ago

pretty good but i would suggest making just enough to eat. i had some leftovers and they weren't very good the next day.
Dukeatmedotcom 4y ago

This is really tasty and it was so east to make too :) Two pluses in my book!! I used my homemade red pepper jelly...recipe is posted.
Boomerman 4y ago

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