This zippy salsa is delicious with just about any type of fish or shellfish, including halibut, shrimp, and scallops. If you don’t want too much spicy heat, don’t use the entire chile.
Make Ahead Tips
The salsa can be made up to 2 hours ahead. Cover and keep at room temperature.
This lost one star for the fish :just salt and pepper is darn boring/ lacked flavor. I bumped it up by adding a sprinkle of taco seasoning. The salsa: with jalepeno seeds in the pepper the mild fish is overpowered: better with de seeded jalepeno.
My family loved this refreshing dish. We grilled halibut and there was none of the salsa left (there was only 3 of us). I did not use the orange juice as this would have made the salsa too watery. We love spicy foods so this salsa really added flavor to the mild flavored halibut. I will definitely add this to my list of rotating recipes.
I thought this was a refreshing, simple, and healthy entree. Although I like spicy food, I did seed the pepper to cut back the heat and used key limes, extras from a pie, which were fine. The salsa adds such a nice flavor to this mild fish.
They weren't kidding when they said SPICY Orange Salsa! We love spicy things, but this salsa was overwhelming and overpowered the entire dish. Next time we will seed the jalapeno before making the salsa. Otherwise it was average, tilapia could have used some seasoning other than just adding the salsa.
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