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Baked lemon butter tilapia: the easiest way to bake some gorgeous fish fillets

Total time: 15 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 4 people
By Cookist
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Ingredients
Salted butter
¼ cup, melted
Cloves Garlic
3 large, peeled and finely grated
Lemon juice
2 tablespoons fresh
Lemon zest
½ teaspoon
fillets
4 tilapia
Black pepper powder
¼ teaspoon
Salt
¼ teaspoon
Lemon
1 whole, thinly sliced

This is the perfect fish recipe to enjoy a great meal on a budget! In fact, there are several other things that will certainly tempt you to prepare this recipe. Firstly, it requires just a few ingredients to prepare this dish and secondly, it cooks in a mere 10 minutes. Isn’t all this wonderful?

So, here are the details to enjoy an effortless fish meal with great flavors!

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 225 degrees C and place the fish fillets neatly in a baking dish.

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Whisk the butter, garlic, lemon juice, and zest in a small bowl.

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Season the fish with black pepper powder and salt, on both sides.

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Evenly drizzle the butter mixture over the fish fillets and then place lemon slices on the top. Bake the fish for about 10 to 12 minutes.

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Serve hot and enjoy!

Tips

You can also garnish the dish with some fresh parsley or cilantro leaves. Do not add the salt for a low-sodium meal.

Nutritional information (per serving): 221 Calories, 13.6g Total fat (7.8g Saturated fat, 0.4g Polyunsaturated fat, 3g Monounsaturated fat), 86mg Cholesterol, 287.3mg Sodium, 392.6mg Potassium, 3.6g Total carbohydrates (1.3g Dietary fiber, 0g Sugars), 24.6g Protein

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