This Spicy Lemon Garlic Baked Tilapia takes all of 5 minute of preparation time before you pop it in the oven.

Spicy Lemon Garlic Baked Tilapia

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Continental
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 504 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

This Spicy Lemon Garlic Baked Tilapia takes all of 5 minute of preparation time before you pop it in the oven. 

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Ingredients

  • 4-6 Tilapia Fillets
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Garlic Minced
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper Freshly Cracked
  • 1 lemon Cut into thin slices
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Parsley Chopped

Instructions

  1. Wash the Tilapia fillets and pat them dry.

  2. Arrange the fillets in a baking tray.

  3. Mix lemon juice, butter, garlic, red chilli powder, salt and black pepper in a bowl.

  4. Pour this mixture over the tilapia.

  5. Arrange lemon slices in between the fillets.

  6. Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C (350 Degrees F).

  7. Bake the fish for 15-20 minutes.

  8. Garnish with fresh parsley.

  9. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

You can increase the amount of lemon juice if you like it even more tangy.

Do not overcook the fish otherwise it will become dry.

Use the residual liquid to pour over the fish fillet once you have served it on the plate.

Serve this dish as an appetizer or with steamed rice and sautéed vegetables as main course.

 

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Lemon Garlic Baked Tilapia
Amount Per Serving
Calories 504 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 215mg72%
Sodium 332mg14%
Potassium 1122mg32%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 69g138%
Vitamin A 1135IU23%
Vitamin C 39.9mg48%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.