34 Deliciously Easy Tilapia Recipes

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Looking for some new fish recipes to add to your weekly menu planning and rotating meal prep ideas? Whether you prefer fish over meat, want to add some variety to your menu or wish to learn how to make some healthy new foods, these 34 tilapia recipes will have you wanting to make something awesome for dinner tonight. The only question is going to be which tilapia recipe to make first. Whether you want to go with a homestyle recipe, Mexican, Italian or Asian inspired or even fish sticks, we have the best tilapia recipes for you, complete with photos and reviews to prove it. Stop searching Pinterest for the best recipes, we’ve done the research for you. For quick and easy meal, the three ingredient tilapia is my top pick, especially if you love olives. My kids adore the tilapia sticks, and the skillet shrimp tilapia recipe is amazing with pasta. If you’ve only had blackened tilapia and maybe the lemon butter variation, it is time to expand your horizons, starting now.

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Best Tilapia Recipes

1. 3-Ingredient Tilapia Skillet

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This fish recipe dish is perfect for busy weekdays, as it is made with only three ingredients and can be put together very quickly after work or school. If you need an easy, healthy dinner recipe with fish, you are going to want to add this to your list. For a quick tilapia recipe idea, try this three ingredient easy dinner idea.

2. Simple Panko Crusted Tilapia

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When you have a meal this easy to make, it is very hard to make the excuse for not eating healthy foods at every meal. Tilapia freezes well, and the little pouches it often comes in can be defrosted in minutes when you place them in cold water. Once you discover this, making fish becomes completely doable. Try this panko crusted tilapia for a fried but not fried fish dinner, lunch or brunch idea. This makes a nice dinner recipe for two and if you have leftover fish, you can add it to a salad with some lemon and avocado oil for a light lunch idea.

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3. Honey Lime Tilapia

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Crispy pan-fried tilapia with a sweet honey lime marinade. This tasty recipe is good enough to convert any fish hater! Even though this delectable, tender fish looks as if it’s been battered and fried, it’s actually a fairly healthful dish. It looks so good and I can’t wait to try! When it comes to fish recipes for dinner, this healthy honey lime variation is one of my favorite easy tilapia recipes.

4. Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

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This was a super easy and delicious recipe. I’m a little scared of cooking fish but saw this and it was ingredients I like. Since I would like to have my family eat more fish, and this was a sustainable choice, it’s going in my meal rotation. Since this easy crusted fish recipe is not difficult and has just a few ingredients, it is easy to divide it and make one of my favorite dinner recipe ideas for one person

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5. Pan-Seared Tilapia in Tomato Basil Sauce

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Pan-Seared Tilapia in Tomato Basil Sauce is a quick and easy dinner recipe that the whole family will love. With warm weather coming, it’s nice to have a meal that’s lighter and fresher but still satisfying. Made in 25 min from start to finish, this pan-seared tilapia recipe is super delicious and made in one pan. Serve with a favorite pasta or any Italian recipes for sides and you have a gourmet meal idea in no time.

6. Oven Baked Blackened Tilapia

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Bursting with tons of flavor, everybody will love this easy recipe. This Blackened Tilapia recipe will give you tasty and flaky tilapia fillets that are really good with wild rice or quinoa, and even top it on salads. Try to squeeze some lemon on top to give it that fresh taste. Blackened fish is one of my tried and true favorites when it comes to Southern country cooking recipes, and this easy variation allows me to enjoy it all the time.

7. Tortilla Crusted Tilapia

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A lighter alternative, this Tortilla Crusted Tilapia is just the thing for busy weeknights and picky eaters. I typically don’t eat much fish, but I try and get it in when I can because of how healthy it is. It’s even made better with Cherry Tomato Pico de Gallo and Cilantro-Lime Crema. Snag the recipe from Striped Spatula. Add a Mexican side dish recipe and you have a fiesta on your hands.

8. Crunchy Beer Battered Fish and Chips

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Foodness Gracious’ flavor packed Beer Battered Tilapia is perfect for a summer party. Lovers of fried fish get the taste without all the calories in this recipe. Just season with sea salt and black pepper with a side of ketchup and you’re all set.

9. Skillet Tilapia With Shrimp

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This Skillet Tilapia With Shrimp dish recipe is a delicious and easy way to prepare seafood! Great for a quick weeknight meal accompanied with fresh veggies. And the best part, well, it tastes just like an Olive Garden knock-off!

10. Baked Breaded Tilapia

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A quick and yummy way to prepare yummy tilapia the whole family will love, without frying. This Baked Breaded Tilapia is covered with garlicky breadcrumbs and baked to perfection. Fresh breadcrumbs make all the difference in the coating. Learn how to make them by snagging the full recipe from Cooktoria.

11. Crispy Tilapia Sticks

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12. Bruschetta Tilapia

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13. Creamy Baked Tilapia & Spinach Casserole

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14. Grilled Tilapia Bowls With Chipotle Avocado Crema

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15. Crab & Asparagus-Stuffed Tilapia

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16. Cajun Tilapia with Lemon Tarragon Tartar Sauce

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17. Coconut Crusted Tilapia

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18. Thai Coconut Noodles with Pan Seared Tilapia

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19. Cilantro Lime Tilapia

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20. Tilapia Fish Tacos

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21. Easy Baked Tilapia

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22. Baked Lemon Butter Tilapia

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23. Blackened Tilapia Tacos with Avocado Cream Sauce

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24. Sheet Pan Baked Blackened Tilapia With Zucchini

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25. Pesto Tilapia with Linguine

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26. Peach Barbecue Grilled Tilapia

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27. Ginger and Cilantro Baked Tilapia

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28. Tilapia in Roasted Pepper Sauce

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29. Sweet & Spicy Tilapia

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30. Lighter Cajun Tilapia Sandwich with Bacon and Lime Mayo

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31. Green Curry Tilapia With Basil and Turmeric

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32. Mexican Baked Tilapia

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33. Blackened Tilapia Taco Bowls

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34. Fried Tilapia With Coconut Milk Sauce

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