Cilantro Butter Tilapia Skillet Fillets

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by I Cook Therefore I

From the Costco recipe magazine. Posted for safe keeping.

Top Review by gailanng

My family's under the impression I'm out to make every tilapia recipe that's out there in the world. Wonder where they got THAT idea hummmmm...?? Loooved the cilantro in this one.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 18 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 4 -6 ounces tilapia fillets
  • cooking spray
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 12 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 14 teaspoon paprika
  • 18 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine the first three ingredients and wprinkle over both sides of the fish.
  2. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat and coat the pan and both sides of the fish with cooking spray.
  3. Place the fish in the pan and cook for three minutes on each side, or until it flakes with a fork.
  4. Place the fish on a serving platter and squeeze the lemon wedges over the fish.
  5. Place the butter and remaining ingredients in a small bowl and stir until blended, serve with the fish.

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