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Lemon and Garlic Baked Tilapia

Tilapia fillets are baked to perfection with a topping mixture made with garlic , butter, lemon, parsley and seasonings. 
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Rob


  • 2-4 tilapia fillets 5-6 oz each
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed and minced large
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp dried parley
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • sea salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

    Melt 1 1/2 tbsp of butter on over a low flame in a small pan. 

    Add garlic and saute on low for about 1 minute. Add 1 tbsp of the lemon juice, , and remove from heat.

    Add remaining melted butter and 1 tbsp of the lemon juice to pan. Place the fish on top and season with herbs, salt, and pepper. Pour the garlic lemon butter mixture on the fish. 

    Bake at 400° until cooked, about 10 15 minutes. Do not over cook or fish will be dry.