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Spicy Tilapia Meal Prep

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 150
Protein 32g
Fat 3g
Carbs 0g
Total Time

No need to choke down bland fish by drenching it in condiments!

Just spice it up for the week with this quick and easy cajun-inspired, spicy tilapia.  All you need is wild caught tilapia (or another white fish) and a few spices you likely already have in your pantry.

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Spicy Tilapia Meal Prep

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 lb wild-caught tilapia (raw)
  • Spray olive oil
  • Garnish: chopped parsley, lemon
  • Seasonings:
    • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
    • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric*
    • few pinches of coarse ground pepper
    • few pinches of sea salt
Steps
  1. Set grill or oven to 375F.
  2. Spray tilapia fillets with olive oil and add seasonings. Rub the seasonings into the fillets.
  3. Place the fillets on an outside grill – be sure to spray the grill with cooking spray first – or place them on parchment paper or nonstick baking sheet.
  4. Bake for about 8 to 10 minutes.  The flesh of the tilapia should be completely white.

Approximate macros for 6oz of baked tilapia:

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Calories
150
Protein
32g
Fat
3g
Carbs
0g
Sodium
-
Fiber
0g
Sugar
0g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.