8 Healthy and Tasty Tilapia Recipes to Cook Tonight
Tilapia is a very versatile fish, it can be served as a main dish or even as a bite-sized appetizer. Its mild and subtle flavor makes it perfect for the non-fish eaters or for the hard to convince picky eaters. Tilapia is packed with protein and low in fat, making it the ideal healthy and light dinner. Ready in just under 30 minutes, there’s no reason tilapia shouldn’t be added into your weeknight meal rotation. Serve this tasty fish alongside a fresh salad or mashed potatoes. Baked, fried, or grilled, these tilapia recipes make for a simple and delicious dinner dish.
Tortilla-Crusted Tilapia with Citrus Slaw and Chipotle Tartar Sauce Recipe
Coated in crushed tortillas and served with a chipotle tartar sauce, this tilapia dish packs in the flavor.
Recipe: Almond-Crusted Tilapia
If you don't have a skillet large enough to hold all the fillets without overlapping, we recommend cooking them in batches. You can substitute catfish, flounder, or orange roughy for tilapia.
Recipe: Lemon-Dill Tilapia
Lemon and dill add a zesty twist to this oven-roasted tilapia.
Crispy Oven-Baked Tilapia Recipe with Lemon-Tomato Fettucine
This is a quick and easy tilapia recipe that your entire family will love. We love how the bright flavor of the pasta complements the panko-breaded tilapia.
Natalie's Cajun-Seasoned Pan-Fried Tilapia
Flavor budget-friendly tilapia fillets with Cajun (or Creole) seasoning, dredge in flour and cornmeal, and pan fry for a quick-cooking weeknight meal.
Bayou Fish Fillets With Sweet-Hot Pecan Sauce
Bring the flavors of the Bayou to your table with this kicked-up tilapia recipe.
Shredded Grilled Tilapia Tacos
Recipe: Shredded Grilled Tilapia Tacos
Tilapia tacos are a healthier version of fried fish tacos that grills the fish instead of pan-frying it in oil. The citrus juices and spicy slaw in this recipe pack in tons of flavor.