Oven Baked Tilapia and Pumpkin

Oven Baked Tilapia and Pumpkin

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A wonderfully healthy way to prepare tilapia or other white fish - baked in the oven with butternut pumpkin and a honey lime marinade.


Serves: 4 

  • 1/4 cup (65ml) honey
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 500g tilapia fillets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 butternut pumpkin - peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus spears, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 dash chicken salt
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:1hour marinating  ›  Ready in:1hour35min 

  1. In a large bowl mix the honey, lime juice and garlic. Season tilapia with salt and pepper, place in the bowl and marinate 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  3. Arrange the squash and asparagus in the baking dish. Place tilapia on top of vegetables and season with chicken salt. Discard remaining marinade.
  4. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven until vegetables are tender and fish is easily flaked. Sprinkle with mozzarella and continue baking 5 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.

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