25 Best Tilapia Recipes

Earl Gray Tilapia

Earl Gray Tilapia
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Tilapia may be sort of a boring fish, but adding on complex layers of tea, lemon, and just a touch of butter helps make it both savory and clean-tasting. ...


By Jessica Chou

Zesty Summer Tilapia

Zesty Summer Tilapia

This summer dish is light and refreshing with a pinch of heat. Combining the tang of lime, the bite of red pepper,  the sweetness of blueberry, and the ...


By Tim McGeever

Blackened Baja Tilapia Tacos

Blackened Baja Tilapia Tacos

Nothing's better than a fish taco, and this recipe takes it to the next level. A savory blend of spices gets a little extra something from a touch of ...


By Anne Dolce

Pistachio-Crusted Tilapia

Pistachio-Crusted Tilapia

 Make your fish heart-healthy with a nice coating of crushed up pistachios. They not only make it even better for you, but they add color, flavor, and ...


By Anne Dolce

Simple Tilapia Ceviche

Simple Tilapia Ceviche

Looking for a Latin-inspired appetizer dish to help liven up weeknight dinners? Then you'll want to try this easy tilapia ceviche (which we call "The 214 ...


By Cocina 214

Lemon Herb Tilapia Casserole

Lemon Herb Tilapia Casserole

Lemon herb seafood sauce combines perfectly with tilapia and potatoes to make an easy dinner-in-a-dish. Click here to see 8 Late-Summer Casserole Recipes


By McCormick

Tilapia and Gazpacho Salsa Recipe

Tilapia and Gazpacho Salsa Recipe
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Here’s everything you love about the cold Spanish soup in a chunky salsa, whose bright, varied flavors are a nice counterpoint to the sweeter, more delicate ...


By Jill Silverman Hough

Tilapia with Tomato, Bell Pepper, and Snap Peas

Tilapia with Tomato, Bell Pepper, and Snap Peas

I created a colorful medley of seasonal vegetables that's as much a feast for the eyes as it is for the palate. The key to this simple dish is not to ...


By Will Budiaman

Panko-Crusted Tilapia Sandwich with Garlic-Dill Mayonnaise

Panko-Crusted Tilapia Sandwich with Garlic-Dill Mayonnaise

It doesn’t get much easier — or tastier — than a simple fish sandwich. This panko-crusted gem is a great way to keep lunch quick and delicious. The ...


By nfomufod

Tilapia with Fresh Salsa, Corn and Baby Spinach

Tilapia with Fresh Salsa, Corn and Baby Spinach

If you’ve never tasted smoked paprika you’re in for a treat. It’s the “hot” variety of paprika that has been smoked. It’s flavor exotic and smoky with a ...


By 360Cookware

Quinoa Crusted Tilapia

Quinoa Crusted Tilapia
3.15

Tilapia and quinoa pack a dual punch: they're healthy and quick to cook. This recipe gives texture to the mild and flaky tilapia by broiling a layer of ...


By Ali Rosen

Basil-Wrapped Tilapia

Basil-Wrapped Tilapia
2.3

There's nothing that smells more like summer than a beautiful fish cooking in basil. With this recipe you get a light summer dish, but also something that's ...


By Ali Rosen

Herbed Tilapia Envelopes

Herbed Tilapia Envelopes
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Fish en papillote isn't just a technique confined to French cuisine. Here, it's put to good use in a Mexican-inspired recipe that's on the lighter side. ...


By Will Budiaman

Macadamia Crusted Tilapia with Mango Pineapple Salsa

Macadamia Crusted Tilapia with Mango Pineapple Salsa
2.9

Create your own tropical vacation meal at home in under 30 minutes!


By stephday

Pan-Seared Tilapia with Garlic Oil

Pan-Seared Tilapia with Garlic Oil
3.15

Consider this your easy, weeknight meal-for-two for those of you not concerned about "garlic breath." Serve it with a simple salad of arugula with ...


By Maryse Chevriere

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Best Tilapia Recipes

What is Tilapia?

Tilapia is the new “chicken of the sea.” With the widespread worries about mercury contamination, tuna is out, and tilapia is in. It’s a versatile and budget-friendly alternative that is open to a variety of preparations, including sautéing,