Air Fryer Tilapia

This easy recipe features simply seasoned, mild white fish that is cooked to flaky perfection and served with a bright lemon-caper sauce. Ready in just 20 minutes!

What is Tilapia?

What You'll Need

You'll only need fresh tilapia filets, olive oil, and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

Arrange the Tilapia


Coat the tilapia in olive oil and arrange it in a single layer in the basket of an air fryer.

Season the Tilapia


Season both sides with salt, garlic powder, and pepper.

Air Fry the Tilapia


Cook the tilapia for 6 minutes in an air fryer preheated to 415˚F.

Make the Sauce


Melt butter in a saucepan and sauté the garlic until fragrant. Then add in the lemon juice and capers.



Spoon the sauce over the cooked tilapia and serve.

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