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Air Fried Tilapia with Mango Salsa


Air Fried Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Crispy tilapia served with a mango salsa over a bed of coconut rice! 
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Course: dinner, lunch
Keyword: 30 minute meal, air fried tilapia, air fryer dinner, healthy dinner, healthy seafood recipe


  • 4 Tilapia pieces
  • 1.5 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 3 eggs whisked
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

Mango Salsa

  • 1 small diced fresh mango
  • 1 medium diced tomato
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced english cucumber
  • 1 seeded and chopped jalapeño
  • 1 medium diced ripe avocado
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • juice of half a lemon or lime
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Coconut Rice

  • 2 cups rinsed short grain or jasmine rice
  • 14 oz canned coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp sea salt


  • In a small bowl mix the seasonings, set aside.
  • In a shallow bowl add flour and half of your seasoning. In another bowl add the panko, parmesan cheese, and the rest of your seasonings. In a third shallow bowl add the whisked eggs.
  • Dip the tilapia into the egg, then into the flour, then back into the egg, then coat with the panko and parmesan. 
  • Air fry at 375 degrees F. for 14-15 minutes, making sure to flip half way through.

Mango Salsa

  • Add all the diced ingredients in a bowl. Squeeze lemon juice and adjust the seasoning. 

Coconut Rice

  • On high heat add rice, coconut milk, water, and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork.


  • Place a serving of the cooked rice on a plate, add a piece of the cooked tilapia and top with the mango salsa! Garnish with a lemon or lime and some fresh cilantro.
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