Stupid-Easy Recipe for Lemon Garlic Herb Baked Tilapia (#1 Top-Rated)


If you think white fish is bland, this flavorful recipe is sure to change your mind!

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Lemon Garlic Herb Baked Tilapia.

1. Info for Lemon Garlic Herb Baked Tilapia

  • Cook Time: 14 min
  • Total Time: 14 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 142.91 kcal

2. Ingredients for Lemon Garlic Herb Baked Tilapia

  • 1 lb. fresh tilapia fillets (3-4 fillets)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 Tbsp. butter (cut into 1/4-inch pieces)
  • 1/2 lemon (for baking)
  • 1/2 large lemon (for serving)

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

3.2 Prep

Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

Season the tilapia fillets on both sides with the salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning. Arrange the fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle the minced garlic and butter pieces evenly over fillets.

Slice the lemon half into 1/4-inch slices (4-6 slices). Lay slices on top of tilapia fillets.

3.3 Oven

Bake the tilapia on middle rack of oven until center of fish is just opaque and begins to flake with a fork, 7-9 minutes, depending on thickness of fillets.

3.4 Check

Check to see that tilapia is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.5 Serve

Squeeze lemon juice over the fillets, and serve immediately.


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