Lemon Tilapia

"Something that I literally threw together one night using some mixed recipe styles from "Live for Life", a healthy eating recipe book, and what I had on hand. My wife has asked me to make this literally every week since I have made this for her. It still has not grown old. I will try to relay the quantities the best as I remember..."
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Ready In:
2 fillets




  • Season both sides of fillet with light layer of Garlic Powder and Lemon/Pepper Seasoning. Set aside.
  • Put Oil in a large skillet and bring up heat to Med-Low.
  • Add garlic clove and allow to simmer, slightly-browned. Move oil and garlic around pan for easy coating.
  • Place fillets into skillet, adding cooking wine and lemon juice. Cover to steam.
  • Cook for 7 minute or until fish flakes. Do not touch the fillets, do not flip over the fillets.

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  1. PaulaG
    This recipe is so easy and very delicious. Simple ingredients that are available in most kitchens, a pan and a lid. Dinner was ready in no time. I served this with roasted vegetables and a tossed salad. I'll use this recipe again for tilapia. Made for PAC Fall 2011.
  2. Outta Here
    Tasty, fast and easy way to prepare tilapia, and a great alternative to the breaded and fried or baked methods we usually have. Thanks for a keeper. Made for Fall 2012 PAC game.
  3. LifeIsGood
    This is a nice way to prepare tilapia. For some reason my family wasn't crazy about the lemon pepper, garlic and lemon juice combination. I do see that there are other rave reviews and I'm sure it's just a matter of personal taste buds. We liked but didn't love this. Thanks for sharing! Made for Fall PAC
  4. CJAY8248
    We really enjoyed this easy to make fish dish. I made it as written and wouldn't change a thing. I served it with Recipe#456678 and a dinner roll. Thanks for sharing. Made for PAC Fall 2011.
  5. NurseJaney
    Just perfect ! We eat tilapia frequently, and DH usually uses a panko breading and flavored peppers. The few fish I truly enjoy, I love best with just some butter and oil, salt, pepper, lemon juice and maybe chives. This was so good, I ate the entire loin - unusual for me ! I will be using this a lot from now on ! Thanks for posting -- thanks, Paula, for your attention-attracting review !



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