100+ Tilapia Recipes

With over 180 tilapia recipes from zesty lemon to almond-crusted, find a quick and healthy option for grilled or baked tilapia.

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Baked Parmesan Tilapia

Rating: 4.57 stars
322
A quick and yummy way to prepare crispy tilapia the whole family will love, without frying. I get asked to make this several times a week by everyone in my family, especially the kids!

Baked Tilapia in Garlic and Olive Oil

Rating: 3.92 stars
213
Baked tilapia, marinated in garlic and olive oil. If you prefer to grill, get your grill hot and put the fish on aluminum foil; grill until desired doneness is reached.

Easy Tilapia with Wine and Tomatoes

Rating: 4.36 stars
587
This is a super quick, super easy recipe that is sure to please. Tilapia fillets are easy to cook on the grill in a foil bag.

Tilapia with Creamy Sauce

Rating: 3.84 stars
205
This dish is quick, easy, and even better, it's healthy! Served on a bed of rice with the sauce arranged artistically around the plate, it looks absolutely stunning.

Grilled Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Rating: 4.75 stars
942
Don't let the list of ingredients fool you: this is super-easy, and gets rave reviews whenever I serve it. The salsa can be made the day ahead to save time. Strawberries can be substituted for the mango if you prefer--both are excellent! Combine leftover salsa with some drained black beans the next day for lunch.

Quick Fish Tacos

Rating: 4.55 stars
233
This simple yet scrumptious recipe has a nice kick and is a house favorite. Delicious!
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Inspiration and Ideas

24 Best Recipes to Make with Tilapia
Tilapia is a versatile, mild-tasting, and neutral-flavored white fish, so marinades, sauces, and dressings really shine. Try these top-rated ways to fix it.
Almond-Crusted Tilapia
Rating: Unrated
511
"This recipe is awesome. Easy to make and turns out great each time. Tilapia is such a good-tasting fish and the almonds and cheese make it even better." – sql4fun