Baked lemon pepper tilapia is an easy and family friendly recipe that you can make from scratch. Tilapia is a great choice for easy family meals because tilapia cooks so quickly.
Of course you can use any type of lemon pepper seasoning but if you want to try your hand at making your own you should give this recipe for homemade lemon pepper a look! It makes dinner time a breeze. Add some to your tilapia or chicken recipes for a quick main dish that everyone will love.
Family friendly fish recipes like this baked tilapia with lemon pepper seasoning are a great way to encourage your kids and picky eaters to eat more fish! It's loaded with vitamins and minerals all while being lean and quick to prepare. It's a winner in my book.
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If you have never made lemon pepper tilapia before you'll love it. There's a few reasons this one makes a lot of appearances on our dinner table. First, it's quick to make and it's very flavorful. Tilapia is a very mild fish that doesn't have an overwhelming flavor of its own which makes it great for kids and picky eaters.
Another reason I love to make this tilapia is because of our lemon pepper seasoning recipe. It's so fresh and tasty and it's perfectly suited for tilapia!
What do I need to make a recipe for baked lemon pepper tilapia?
A simple recipe for baked lemon pepper tilapia like this one uses just a few ingredients. We will be using tilapia fillets and lemon pepper seasoning. You can find the full amounts and ingredients list in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.
You can pair these tilapia fillets with just about anything. They're delicious with fresh or steamed veggies, salads, rice dishes, and even potatoes.
If you want to make this one a bit in advance it will keep for a day or so in the fridge after cooking so feel free to make the leftovers into lunches that can be quickly reheated and enjoyed at work, school, etc.
How to make baked tilapia with lemon pepper seasoning:
My simple baked tilapia recipe needs just four quick steps from start to finish. You can get this recipe on the table quickly which makes it a great choice for busy weeknights.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or spray with cooking spray to prevent the fish from sticking.
Arrange tilapia filets on the baking sheet and sprinkle with lemon pepper seasoning.
Bake for 15 minutes.
There are lots of easy options for what to serve with tilapia.
Looking for more delicious baked tilapia recipes?
If you like making baked tilapia you have to try a few of these other delicious recipes. It's a great way to make a quick and healthy dinner and the possibilities are endless. All of these great dishes have a variety of flavors, try them all!
- Southern Baked Tilapia
- Quick & Easy Baked Tilapia Veracruz
- Make Easy Baked Tilapia in just 20 Minutes
- Recipe For Parmesan Crusted Tilapia
Printable Baked Lemon Pepper Tilapia Recipe:
Baked Lemon Pepper Tilapia
Baked lemon pepper tilapia is an easy and family friendly recipe that you can make from scratch! We have a great lemon pepper seasoning recipe linked for you as well!
- 1 lb tilapia filets, thawed
- 1 tsp lemon pepper seasoning
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or spray with cooking spray to prevent the fish from sticking.
- Arrange tilapia filets on the baking sheet and sprinkle with lemon pepper seasoning.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 117Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 52mgSodium: 230mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 24g