Baked Fish With Dill Cherry Salsa

April 22, 2020

This tilapia recipe is a delicious blend of sweet and savory, and it pairs nicely with rice, quinoa, or mixed veggies!

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins


For the Tilapia

4 Tilapia fillets

1/8 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1 tsp olive oil

For the Cherry Salsa

1/2 cup chopped fresh pitted cherries

2 tbsp capers

2 tbsp chopped pitted green olives

1/4 cup minced dill

1 tbsp minced parsley

juice of 1 lemon

1 tbsp honey

pinch of salt

pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)

1/4 cup olive oil (more or less depending on how lose or thick you prefer your salsa to be)


1Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

2Place the tilapia loins on a parchment lined baking sheet and season with salt, pepper and olive oil. Toss the fish well and bake in the oven for 10-14 minutes until done (depending on the size of your fish).

3In the meantime, make the salsa. In a bowl, add all the ingredients together and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning.

4Once the fish is baked and ready, and while it’s still piping hot, drizzle the salsa on top. Enjoy!

This recipe originally appeared on Two Purple Figs.


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