Shepherd's Family Favorite Broiled Tilapia


Super easy, fast, and very tasty broiled tilapia. Family favorite for generations.

Broiled Tilapia on plate with sage
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
8 servings


  • ¼ cup salted butter

  • ½ tablespoon soy sauce (such as Kikkoman®)

  • 1 tablespoon white wine

  • 1 teaspoon water

  • 2 pounds tilapia fillets

  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika

  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon


  1. Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.

  2. Combine butter, soy sauce, wine, and water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook until butter has melted and sauce is hot, about 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, cut tilapia fillets in half lengthwise and arrange in a single layer in a baking pan. Pour warm sauce over top and sprinkle with paprika and tarragon.

  4. Broil in the preheated oven until fish is crusty on the edges and flakes easily with a fork, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

168 Calories
7g Fat
0g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 168
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 481mg 10%

* 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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