Whole Baked Tilapia

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Shirl J 831

I found this recipe via a email sent from a friend. I posted this in response to a recipe request.

Top Review by AnnieSaindad

Just made it and it was wonderfull. I am not a big fan of baked fish but i will always use this recipe. It is healthy and tastefull

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, combine onions with lemon juice and ginger. Arrange a few onion slices on the bottom of a baking dish(reserve some). Rinse Tilapia, pat dry with paper towel, brush outside with oil, lay fish on top of the onion mixture.
  2. Cut off about 1/2 inch from each of the lemons. Stuff the fish cavity with reserved onions, lemon ends and half of the cilantro. Cut remaining lemons into thin slices; tuck slices around base of fish and sprinkle remaining cilantro over onions and lemons in dish.
  3. Bake, uncovered, in a 400°F oven until fish temperature reaches 135°F and flesh in opaque and flaky. Gently pull off skin and serve fish with onions and a fresh lemon slice. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. I think this may take 30-40 minutes*** I have not made this but my gf has :).

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