Lemon Garlic Butter Tilapia Fillets

A burst of citrus, the richness of garlic, and the velvety touch of butter come together in this mouthwatering Lemon Garlic Butter Tilapia Fillets recipe. Perfect for a quick and delightful weeknight dinner!

Lemon Garlic Butter Tilapia Fillets

Lemon Garlic Butter Tilapia Fillets



  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish



  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Place the tilapia fillets in a baking dish and season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a small bowl, mix melted butter, minced garlic, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  4. Pour the butter mixture over the tilapia fillets, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot.


Total Time: 30 minutes


Yield: 4 servings


Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 25g

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