Lemon Garlic Tilapia Recipe

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Eating healthy does not necessarily mean eating bland or tasteless food. And there are a number of recipes that resonate the belief. One such preparation is the lemon garlic tilapia. Tilapia is a kind of freshwater fish found in streams, ponds, lakes, and rivers. The name is the common nomenclature for the cichlid fish family. High in nutrients and absolutely delicious when fried, baked, or grilled, the fish is an excellent choice for people looking for a healthy meal.

Topped with the classic combination of lemon, garlic, and butter, the fish makes for a rich yet healthy dish, which can be whipped up in under 30 minutes. The lemon garlic tilapia recipe below is a baked version but you can alternatively grill or pan-sear it as well. follow the quick steps below to cook a yummy tilapia for dinner tonight.

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Lemon Garlic Tilapia
Baked tilapia with a light lemon garlic seasoning.
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Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
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Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Rinse the tilapia fillets under cool water, and pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Place fillets in baking dish and pour lemon juice over fillets, then drizzle butter on top.
  5. Sprinkle with garlic, parsley, and pepper.
  6. Bake in preheated oven until the fish is white and flakey when pulled apart with a fork, about 30 minutes.
  7. Serve hot with a lemon wedge.

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