Chili-Rubbed Tilapia with Asparagus & Lemon

April/May 2005, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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Tilapia, a relatively plentiful fish, has the unfortunate reputation of being dull. All it needs is a spice rub, a familiar barbecuing technique that works just as well indoors. You could also use this rub on chicken breasts or toss it with lightly oiled shrimp before cooking.

"So delicious and easy! "
Chili-Rubbed Tilapia with Asparagus & Lemon

33 Reviews for Chili-Rubbed Tilapia with Asparagus & Lemon

Too HOT!

I think the 2 TABLESPOONS of Chili powder should have been 2 Teaspoons. I love spicy food but I think this dish was thrown off balance by way too much chili. Can the authors please review this recipe

easy to prepare

Very good! Would not change a thing..........My boyfriend loved it, and so did I! So easy, it is now my go to talapia recipe!

Comments (1)


cindiherres wrote 3 years 23 weeks ago

I tried to give it a 5 star,

I tried to give it a 5 star, but somehow that did not happen!

This was terrific!!

This tasted great! Something different for fish. I followed others suggestions and used less chili powder. It was sooo tasty and easy to prepare.

easy to prepare
A new regular

This is a great dish! We used Orange Roughy which was a perfect fish for this dish. We will be having this often!

Quick and tasty
Good but SPICY!!

This was a very flavorful fish recipe. It was also very spicy. I used the amount of chili powder called for in the recipe and both my husband and myself were having a hard time eating it.........and we are from New Mexico and grew up on spicy food. Next time I will use less chili powder.


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