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Cheesy & Spicy Habanero Tilapia Burger

A delicious easy to make high protein and low carb cheesy tilapia burger, with a kick of habanero sauce. Easy to make, air fried and just a crowd pleaser, you really need to make this recipe, great for meal prep as well!

There's something about spicy flavors and cheese that it just so special and delicious, I decided to incorporate them in this tilapia burger! This will make a great healthy and fun recipe for you to make for your family, picky eaters? Give this a try!

About this Cheesy & Spicy Habanero Tilapia Burger:

This is extremely easy to make and extremely flavorful! The ingredients are simple and short, and the process of making these is just as minimal and easy, you'll be surprised... your guests and their tastebuds! This recipe is perfect no matter the occasion but I wanted to add a little fun twist by using mozzarella cheese, habanero sauce and, of course, tilapia.

Using also some Eat Royo- PURELYHL for discount my favorite low carb buns, this recipe is made with all high in protein, fiber, and low carb ingredients that will please your tastebuds in every bite.

What's in this Cheesy & Spicy Habanero Tilapia Burger?

As I mentioned earlier, I used Eat Royo (PURELYHL for discount) low carb buns which are super versatile and made with just simple ingredients, perfect for your burgers, this one for sure! The seasonings included in this recipe are real salt, black pepper, garlic powder and some habanero sauce.

I used tilapia, cooked and then shredded, although you can use sustainanle canned ones or your favorite cooked fish! As a nutritionist I know that healthy eating should be sustainable and convenient without sacrificing any taste.

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Overall, these are the ingredients needed for this Cheesy & Spicy Habanero Tilapia Burger:

This were great as a dinner or lunch, this healthy recipe is a keeper so save for later! Remember to keep ingredients wholesome and pick wisely!


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Nutritional Benefits From This Recipe:

Protein, for sure, from the fish and egg whites! Plus seafood is a great source of iodine, selenium vitamin B12 and also some calcium. Burgers are such a great way to incorporate some fish into any picky eaters diet!

Along the vitamin C from the poblano peppers, also on the side note... I would suggest getting organic corn to make it better and healthier.

And for spices, adding real salt, pepper and garlic really amps up any taste and aroma to the recipes; a must and another sneaky way to get some micronutrients such as minerals from the sea salt.

The full instructions and ingredient list is listed below. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of fiber, nutrients and flavor!

Overall this recipe is:

  • Low Carb

  • Keto Friendly

  • High Protein

  • Quick and Easy

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!

The end result

This are easy to make, moist, flavorful and so addicting! I'm obsessed, and since I have always been a fan of mozzarella cheese with habanero sauce, all in t burger... juicy and flavorful, this recipe is definitely a winner!

Gosh! It was good. It's such an easy comfort food; saucy, warm and with a nice kick of that habanero sauce and the mozzarella cheese slices.

I enjoyed mine for dinner or lunch, alone and by the forkful in a big bowl of those veggies and of course, my low carb bun as well! A recipe worth making again no matter the season, perfect to share with your friends and family!

Not boring or complicated! This are a great lunch for kids and grown ups. Pro tip: Prepare these for meal prep and enjoy a nutrient dense meal all week long with different veggies on the side... along with Eat Royo low carb buns! PURELYHL for discount.

This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and super fresh, great for a brunch, lunch and even a dinner. This recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple ingredients!

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Cheesy & Spicy Habanero Tilapia Burger

By María Fernanda López

Serves 4 servings


For the burgers

  • 4 cooked and shredded tilapia fillets

  • 1/2 of egg whites (or more depending on the size of your tilapia)

  • 1 tsp of garlic

  • 1 tsp of taco seasoning

  • 1/8 tsp of black pepper

  • 2 tbsp of habanero sauce

To assemble the burgers

  • 4 low carb burgers buns (used Eat Royo- PURELYHL for discount)

  • 1 cup of leafy greens

  • 1 sliced tomato

  • 8 slices of mozzarella cheese slices

  • 4 tbsp of garlic spread


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the burgers in a bowl until fully incorporated. Spray 4 small burger size baking dishes or create the shape with your hands.

  2. Air fry for 18 minutes at 350F. Or bake for 28 minutes at 355F.

  3. Assemble the burgers and enjoy!

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