Tilapia Foil Packets


Simple and delicious! The foil keeps the fish moist and the seasoning on the fish where it belongs!

a piece of aluminum foil unwrapped to show a buttery-looking tilapia fillet garnished with fresh dill
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 fillets


  • aluminum foil

  • 4 (5 ounce) fillets tilapia

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lay 4 sheets of aluminum foil on a work surface.

  2. Place 1 tilapia fillet in the center of each piece of foil, and top with 1/2 tablespoon butter. Sprinkle each fillet with dill, garlic powder, pepper, and salt. Fold foil over top and roll up edges to create a sealed packet. Place packets on a baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

196 Calories
7g Fat
1g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 196
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 354mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 595mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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