Garlic Butter Baked Tilapia
4 tilapia fillets
salt & ground 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 – garnish
Red pepper flakes – garnish
Parsley fresh chopped – garnish
Lemon slices – garnish
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Season tilapia with salt, pepper, paprika, thyme and oregano; arrange fish in a 9×13 glass 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 & lemon slices (optional).
Serve immediately with cooked rice or little red potatoes, or other vegetables.
Calories 279 per serving
From prep to table 20 minutes