Flavorful lemon garlic tilapia seasoned with delicious herbs and pan-fried to perfection. This easy, healthy tilapia recipe takes just 30 minutes to make and perfect served over brown rice.
lemon garlic tilapia
AuthorMonique Volz of Ambitious Kitchen
4tilapia filets or loins
2garlic cloves, finely minced
2tablespoonsfresh lemon juice, plus more
3tablespoonolive oil, divided
1teaspoondried parsley flakes
2tablespoonsfreshly chopped basil
salt and pepper to taste
Place the fish in a large ziploc bag and add garlic, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, lemon juice, and parsley. Toss fish around to coat and place in refrigerator for 20 minutes.
Once ready to cook, heat 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until oil begins to shimmer. Cook fillets two at a time for about 3-4 minutes per side or until opaque and slightly browned.
Squeeze additional lemon juice over fish, sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve over brown rice. Serves 4.