Simply Sautéed Lemon Tilapia

Not usually a fish fan? Don’t let that stop you from trying this tasty, yet subtle dish.  Without the characteristically “fishy” taste that accompanies most types of seafoods, tilapia is flaky, white, and perfect for both fish lovers and non-fish eaters, alike. This mild fish is a sustainable and environmentally-friendly choice, and it is versatile enough to create dozens of tilapia recipes. We like this Simply Sauteed Lemon Tilapia recipe because it is easy and quick to make, and it tastes amazing, too! Try pairing this dish with our Quinoa Salad for a delightfully light meal.

You might also like our Halibut with Brown Rice, Tomatoes, and Fresh Thyme.

Simply Sauteed Lemon Tilapia

Simply Sauteed Lemon Tilapia

Servings: 6 | Serving Size: 1 fillet | Calories: 249 | Total Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fats: 1 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 108 mg | Sodium: 459 mg | Carbohydrates: 0 g | Dietary Fiber: 0 g | Sugars: 0 g | Protein: 45 g | SmartPoints: 3

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 tilapia fillets, wild caught preferred
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped parsely or cilantro

Directions

  1. Add oil to a medium skillet or sauté pan, and cook fillets over medium-heat for 4 minutes per side, or until the fish is no longer translucent and flakes easily with a fork.
  2. Add salt and pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice to each fillet. Sprinkle fillets with chopped parsley or cilantro and serve.
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3 Comments on "Simply Sautéed Lemon Tilapia"

  1. Elle  May 9, 2014

    Made this tonight, everyone loved it! 🙂 Thank you

    Reply
  2. Chrissy  April 9, 2017

    What other fish can I substitute the tilapia with? Thank you ,😊

    Reply
    • Gale Compton  April 9, 2017

      Chrissy, Cod, halibut, and flounder are all good choices. 🙂

      Reply

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