Lemon Garlic Tilapia

Alicia .


I love fish, particularly seafood. Being originally from Florida that wasn't difficult to come by. Living in Wisconsin, however, I am learning to deal with different fish and frozen seafood.

When I make this, I always pair it with asparagus and spinach and a side of white rice. It is simple with very few ingredients, things that I typically already have in the house.

And its healthy too!!


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10 Min
15 Min


  • 2
    boneless tilapa fillets (if previously frozen make sure to completely thaw)
  • 1
    lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 large
    clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • dash(es)
    salt and pepper (to taste)

How to Make Lemon Garlic Tilapia


  1. Heat oil in a skillet with zest and garlic. When pan is hot add the tilapia and pour the lemon juice over the fish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

    Cook approx 4-5 minutes on each side until fish is cooked, spooning pan juices over the fish every few minutes.
  2. When cooked, plate with steamed asparagus, lightly cooked spinach and white rice. Spoon pan juices and zest over fish and serve!

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About Lemon Garlic Tilapia

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Healthy

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