Baked Lemon Butter Tilapia

Baked Lemon Butter Tilapia

RECIPE BY: BCTS - Paramus Campus

Total Time
20 minutes
Simple Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 4 Servings

  • 1/4 c
    unsalted butter melted
  • 3
    cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice or more for taste
  • 1
    lemon zested
  • 4
    tilapia fillet
  • to taste
    salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp
    fresh chopped parsley leaves

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    20 minutes
  • Cooking Time
    20 minutes


  1. Preheat the oven at 425 degrees and lightly oil a 9x13 baking dish or coat it with non sticky spray so it doesn’t stick.

  2. In a bowl mix the melted butter and lemon juice,garlic and lemon zest;set it aside.

  3. Season the tilapia with the salt and pepper,then place it on the prepared baking dish then drizzle the butter mix.

  4. Bake it until the fish is flaky use a fork to check it will take about 10 to 12 minutes.

  5. You can serve it immediately and put parsly if you want



Servings: 4 | Calories: 248cal | Fat: 13.1g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium 145mg | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fiber: .1g | Sugar: .2g | Protein: 32g | Vitamin D: 8mcg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg | Potassium: 32mg

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