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Tilapia is the firm white fish that can handle a multitude of cooking methods and flavor combinations. Check out some of our favorite tilapia recipes from the prosciutto-wrapped to recipes steamed in their own individual packets, tilapia is a versatile fish that has quickly become a favorite to cook with around the world. Travel through our recipes and find everything from tasty, simple, and easy-to-make recipes to the more bright and bold flavored recipes that will wake up your weekly meal rotation.

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Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (34 Votes)
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Servings 4
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 25

  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • 8 ounces thin asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 teaspoons capers
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 8 teaspoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced into 12 rounds

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  • 1.5-pounds zucchini
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 small tilapia fillets, about 1.5-pounds total
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
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  • 4 (4-ounce) fresh or frozen tilapia fillets
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  • 1 small zucchini or yellow summer squash
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup homemade pappardelle or 1 (8-ounce) package dried pappardelle
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
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  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup plus 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 cup lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning
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  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
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  • 8 cups canola oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red cabbage
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 4.5 ounces flour, about 1 cup
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
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  • 4 to 6 tilapia
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground red pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons basil, dried and crushed
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  • 2 eggs, beaten
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  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 ⁄3 to 3⁄4 cup grated fresh parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
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  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
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  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
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  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
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  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
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  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
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  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons honey mustard
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  • 1/3 cup olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes (plus more to taste)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus 1/3 cup
  • 1 bunch fresh spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 pound tiapia, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 2 cups halved teardrop or cherry tomatoes (red, yellow or a blend)
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  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
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  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup thinly sliced white onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
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  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
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  • 4 lime wedges
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  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 tsp capers
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 6oz tilapia or sole fillets
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp butter
  • Lemon wedges (optional)
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  • Marinade:
  • * 1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • * 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • * 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • * 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • * 1/2 teaspoon minced jalapeño
  • * 1 clove garlic, minced
  • * 1/2-inch piece ginger, ground into a paste
  • * 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • *
  • Fish:
  • * 4 tilapia fillets (about 4 oz each)
  • * 1 mango, peeled and diced
  • * 1 kiwifruit, peeled and diced
  • * 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • * 1 can (3 oz) hearts of palm, diced
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  • * 1/2 teaspoon canola oil
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