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tilapia fillet topped with herbs and lemon slices

GARLIC BUTTER OVEN BAKED TILAPIA

Katerina | Diethood
Light, nutritious tilapia fillets are seasoned with garlic, butter, and lemon and baked to perfection.
Servings : 4
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 lemon, sliced into rounds, for garnish
  • Red pepper flakes, for garnish
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  • Lemon slices, for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Season tilapia with salt, pepper, paprika, thyme, and oregano; arrange fish in a 9x13 baking dish.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together melted butter, garlic, lemon juice, and lemon zest; pour over tilapia.
  • Bake tilapia for 10 to 12 minutes, or until fish flakes and is fork-tender.
  • Garnish with pepper flakes, parsley, and lemon slices. Serve.

Notes

NET CARBS: 3 g

Nutrition

Calories: 279 kcal | Carbohydrates: 4 g | Protein: 35 g | Fat: 14 g | Saturated Fat: 8 g | Cholesterol: 115 mg | Sodium: 190 mg | Potassium: 563 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 473 IU | Vitamin C: 18 mg | Calcium: 37 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 3 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
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