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Tilapia, Watercress & Mango Salad

25 min prep time. Serves 4 people.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mediterranean
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 People


  • ¼ cup plus 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1 table spoon chili flakes or to taste
  • Pinch salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 6 cups watercress with thick stems removed
  • 1 mango diced
  • ½ medium red onion thinly sliced


  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Season the tilapia with a pinch of salt, pepper and chili flakes and cook for 1-2 mins each side or until opaque.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the lime juice, honey, ginger, red pepper, ¼ cup olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour the dressing over the leaves and gently toss in the mango, onion and place cooked tilapia fillets on top.