Tilapia Fillets


Tilapia Fillet
  • 2 lbs. Tilapia fillets
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Butter
  • 3 Tbsp. low-fat Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh Lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. dried Basil leaves
  • 1/4 tsp. Black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp. Celery salt


  • Preheat the oven broiler.Grease a broiling pan or line it with aluminum foil.
  • In a small bowl, mix together low-fat mayonnaise, low-fat butter,lemon juice.Season with dried basil,pepper,celery salt.Mix well and set aside.
  • Arrange tilapia fillets in a single layer on the prepared pan.Broil a few inches from the heat for 2-3 min.Flip the fillets over and broil for a couple more minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and spread prepared mixture over the fillets.
  • Broil for 2 more minutes, or until topping is browned and the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Be careful not to overcook.

Alternate Method:

Tilapia Fry
  • 2 tsp. Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. Coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp. Turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp. Garam masala powder
  • 2 tsp. Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Yogurt/curd
  • ¼ tsp. Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 pinch Orange red food color
  • 1 tsp Salt or to taste
  • Cilantro leaves for garnishing (optional)


  • Mix everything listed above(except cilantro leaves) in a small mixing bowl.
  • Marinate the tilapia cubes for 15-30 min. in prepared mixture.
  • Fry it in oil.
  • Garnish with cilantro leaves


Happy cook said...

Love love it. Looks so yumm.

Anonymous said...

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Shama Nagarajan said...

nice recipe..delicious...please do participate in my first cooked food event in my blog

Homecooked said...

Both versions look delicious! Love the latter version though ;)

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