If you are a fish lover, this one is for you. The ingredients compliment the natural flavor of the Tilapia and the sauce is mouth-watering when dipped with rolls or crackers.
- 4 (6 ounce) tilapia fillets -
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons kosher salt -
- 3⁄4 teaspoon ground black pepper -
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano -
- 1 teaspoon dried basil -
- 2 tablespoons crushed garlic (or frozen garlic cubes) -
- 1⁄4 cup fresh parsley leaves , chopped -
- 1⁄4 cup olive oil -
- 1⁄2 cup (1 stick) margarine or butter -
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice or juice from 1 medium lemon -
- 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder -
- 2 teaspoons kosher salt -
- 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped (OR 1 frozen parsley cube) -
Preheat oven to 375°f. Wash tilapia and pat dry. Place in baking dish . Mix kosher salt, ground black pepper, oregano, basil, garlic and parsley in a small bowl. Brush tilapia with olive oil; sprinkle evenly with spice mixture. Bake 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, prepare the lemon butter sauce. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add lemon juice, garlic powder and salt. stir well. Remove from heat; add parsley and stir to incorporate. Pour over warm tilapia.
Note: Tilapia is often referred to as the “soy” of fish. It is versaltile and takes on the flavor of any sauce that it is combined with.
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