Grilled Tilapia with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • Cucumber Yogurt Sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • One 16-ounce container low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 medium European cucumber, finely diced
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Grilled Tilapia:
  • Two 8-ounce tilapia fillets
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Olive oil, for grill
Directions

For the cucumber yogurt sauce: Add the dill, olive oil, cayenne pepper, garlic, yogurt, cucumber and lemon juice to a medium bowl and combine. Season the sauce with salt and pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.

For the grilled tilapia: Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Sprinkle the fish evenly with the salt and pepper. Oil the grill grates with a clean tea towel. Grill the tilapia 4 minutes, then flip and cook the second side, 4 to 5 minutes longer. Transfer to a platter. Top each fillet tableside with the cucumber yogurt sauce.

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