Garlicky Lemon Baked Tilapia

Baked tilapia is a weeknight dinner dream. The fish, which has a very mild taste, is a great way to get eaters who aren’t big fans of fish and seafood to love it. It cooks quickly, takes on flavors well, and come out of the oven super tender. This recipe is so simple.

Recipe by: Makinze Gore | Image by: Parker Feierbach



  1. Preheat oven to 400┬░. Season tilapia with salt and pepper and place on a small baking sheet.
  2. Mix together butter, garlic, red pepper flakes, lemon juice, and zest then pour over tilapia. Place lemon rounds on top and around tilapia.
  3. Bake tilapia until fork-tender, 10 to 12 minutes.