Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

I created this dish in my own kitchen when trying to come up with a tasteful, low-calorie dinner. It's delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 (4 ounce) tilapia fillets, fresh
  • 2 tablespoons garlic salt
  • 2 tablespoons cajun seasoning
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1 bunch cilantro


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Coat the bottom of a baking dish with olive oil.
  3. Place the tilapia fillets in the pan.
  4. Sprinkle desired amount of garlic salt, cajun seasoning, and pepper over tilapia pieces.
  5. Press several sprigs of cilantro on top of each piece.
  6. Bake tilapia for 8 to 12 minutes.
  7. Enjoy alone or with lemon!
Most Helpful

5 5

Mollyjoy -- this was incredible. I "found" some tfrozen tilapia in the freezer and Googled "tilapia + cilantro" and found your recipe. It was such a hit! Had to tell you how much we enjoyed it. THANKS!!

4 5

A nice way to bake tilapia for a change. The cilantro dried out a little once finished baking which didn't look too appetizing - next time I will add them midway through the baking time. Very light and healthy recipe.

4 5

Was looking for a recipe to use some extra cilantro I had on hand. DH and I both enjoyed it. Thanks for posting!