Classic sauce of butter, lemon and fresh parsley goes perfect with any fish. I try to eat fish twice a week. For a quick healthy dinner on a busy weeknight, this is simple and delicious.
Yield: 6 servings
4.75 from 4 votes

Baked Garlic Lemon Tilapia

Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Classic sauce of butter, lemon and fresh parsley goes perfect with any fish. I try to eat fish twice a week. For a quick healthy dinner on a busy weeknight, this is simple and delicious.

Ingredients

  • 6 6 oz each tilapia filets
  • 4 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tsp fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Melt butter on a low flame in a small sauce pan. Add garlic and saute on low for about 1 minute. Add the lemon juice and shut off flame.
  • Spray the bottom of a baking dish lightly with cooking spray.
  • Place the fish on top and season with salt and pepper. Pour the lemon butter mixture on the fish and top with fresh parsley.
  • Bake at 400° until cooked, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1piece fish, Calories: 199.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 33.5g, Fat: 7g, Sodium: 29mg, Fiber: 0.1g
Blue Smart Points: 2
Green Smart Points: 3
Purple Smart Points: 2
Points +: 5