Baked Lemon Butter Tilapia {20 minutes}

Baked lemon butter tilapia is quick and healthy dinner perfect for weeknights when your low on time.

Baked Lemon Butter Tilapia

How to cook baked lemon butter Tilapia

Tilapia is a lean fish with a mild flavor and cooks fairly fast. To cook tilapia, you want to rinse and pat dry with a clean paper towel and then season with salt, pepper, paprika, and the lemon butter mixture.

Once you have your tilapia seasoned and the lemon butter mixture coated on the fillets just pop it in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes.

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Baked Lemon Butter Tilapia

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 4-6 Tilapia fillets
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • paprika


  • Preheat oven to 350-400°
  • Lighty grease a pan with avocado oil
  • Season the fish with salt, pepper, and paprika on both sides
  • Melt your butter in a bowl and mix in the lemon juice and garlic – Pour over the fish and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until flakes easily
Keyword fish, one pan, quick
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