Lemon Caper Tilapia Piccata

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of Lemon Caper Tilapia Piccata, a dish that combines the freshness of lemons with the savory goodness of capers. This recipe is a crowd-pleaser and is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.

Lemon Caper Tilapia Piccata

Lemon Caper Tilapia Piccata


  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Season the tilapia fillets with salt and pepper, then dredge them in flour, shaking off excess.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add tilapia fillets and cook until golden brown on both sides. Remove and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add lemon juice, chicken broth, and capers. Bring to a simmer, scraping up any browned bits from the pan.
  4. Stir in butter until melted and sauce is slightly thickened. Add the tilapia back to the skillet, coating it in the sauce.
  5. Serve the tilapia topped with the caper and lemon sauce, garnished with fresh parsley.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 30g

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