• 4 tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/16 teaspoon dried dillweed or parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
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Baked Tilapia with Garlic Butter is a delicious tilapia recipe that is quick and easy.  In only 15 minutes you can have a great tasting, healthy tilapia dinner.


  1. In a saucepan, combine butter, garlic, pepper, salt, dill weed, and paprika.
  2. Heat over low heat until butter is melted and starts simmering. Remove from heat.
  3. Brush a little of the butter mixture in the bottom of a shallow baking dish (line baking dish with foil, if desired) then place tilapia fillets on the buttered area.
  4. Brush top of each tilapia fillet with the seasoned butter mixture.
  5. Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes, until tilapia flakes easily with a fork.

This video will show you how easy it is to bake tilapia.