Skip to main content New<> this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Creole Tilapia

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"A great way to prepare any white fish fillets you may have on hand. A side of Mexican-style rice is a wonderful enhancement to the meal."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


1 h servings 470
Original recipe yields 4 servings


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Layer bell peppers, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, and garlic in a baking dish. Drizzle olive oil over mixture; add juice from 1 lime and mix well. Arrange fish fillets over mixture and season with Creole seasoning. Sprinkle Mexican cheese blend over fish and add remaining lime juice. Cover dish with aluminum foil.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 40 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • The tilipia can be substituted with swai fish or cod fillets, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 470 calories; 22.4 14.6 52.7 99 281 Full nutrition

Explore more


Read all reviews 5
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

Delicious! I finally made super tasty flavorful cheesy tilapia! I’m adding this recipe into my easy weekday dinners! Thank you for a great recipe! I followed it exactly.

I made this last night. It was very tasty. I did make a few changes. I used banana peppers instead of Jalapenos, only because that was what I had on hand. When I make it again, I will make a...

I used mini sweet peppers instead of green peppers, then added minced garlic and sliced zucchini to the vegetable mix. I didn't have the creole seasonings so I used lemon pepper. It was very goo...

I omitted the cheese but this was a terrible dish. The fish was still cold and the veggies raw. I had to up the temperature to 350 and cook for 20 minutes more.

It was so easy and quick to prepare, had a lot of flavor. Next time I am going to try it with diced green Chile instead of jalapeno. Loved it!