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Garlic Butter Herbed Tilapia


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  • 5 Fresh Tilapia Fillets
  • 5 Teaspoons Butter
  • Parsley
  • 5 Sprigs Fresh Thyme
  • Garlic powder
  • Kosher Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 juicy lemon
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic
  • Tinfoil


Servings 5
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Layer the tilapia fillets in a shallow baking dish. Squeeze the juice of one lemon over the fillets. Rub the fillets with some of the minced garlic then season with the seasonings then place a teaspoon of butter and a sprig of thyme in the center of each fillet. Cook covered tightly by tinfoil for 15 minutes. Or until the fish flakes slightly. Don't over cook!

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