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Herb Crusted Tilapia with Garlic Butter

Herb Crusted Tilapia with Garlic Butter

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    20 m
ChefMom

ChefMom

Broiled tilapia crusted in herb and drizzled with garlic butter is simply divine in this gluten-free nightshade-free dish. If your diet allows, I highly recommend adding 1/2 teaspoon onion powder to the seasoning mix.

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  • Calories:
  • 280 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 20 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 23.3 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 87 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 318 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler. Brush a broiler pan with olive oil.
  2. Stir butter and garlic paste together in a bowl. Divide garlic mixture evenly between two bowls, reserving one bowl for serving.
  3. Stir garlic powder, oregano, Italian seasoning, parsley, and salt together in a bowl.
  4. Place tilapia fillets on prepared broiler pan; brush each fillet with garlic butter and sprinkle each with Italian seasoning mixture, reserving 1/2 the garlic butter in the bowl and 1/2 the Italian seasoning mixture.
  5. Broil fillets in the preheated oven for 2 minutes, brush again with garlic butter, and broil for 2 more minutes. Turn fillets over. Brush with garlic butter and sprinkle with remaining Italian seasoning mixture. Broil until tilapia fillets flake easily with a fork, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve with reserved garlic butter and lemon juice.
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Reviews

Ashley
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Ashley

3/13/2014

Simple and easy to make with ingredients I almost always have on hand. Basting with butter several times made it extremely moist. I used thyme instead of parsley and skipped the lemon. I also used minced garlic rather than roasted garlic. I thought it had plenty of flavor. This will probably be my go to tilapia recipe now. Thanks!

Paula H.
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Paula H.

10/14/2013

Easy to make but not enough flavor for me.

Tricia
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Tricia

7/30/2014

Great recipe! Very quick and easy. Perfect for a quick healthy meal to whip up after work. I paired the fish with butternut squash risotto and Italian style peas.

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