Fragrant Citrus Tilapia

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Veghead

As published in Raley's Something Extra magazine, Holiday 2005 edition. Great served with herbed wild rice.

Top Review by KerfuffleUponWincle

Wonderful combination of flavors ~ I added a DASH of garlic powder to the melted butter/orange juice mixture before adding the tilapia to the pan! Quick and easy ~ Made for My3Chefs 2012!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb tilapia fillet
  • 13 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 12 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 12 teaspoon tarragon
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F Rinse fish and pat dry. Place in a 7 x 11 inch baking dish. Combine juice, butter, zest and tarragon in a microwave-safe dish. Cook on high for 1 minute or until butter is melted. Pour over fish. Season with salt and pepper and bake for 10 minutes or until fish reaches 150F on a meat thermometer and flakes easily when tested with a fork.

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