Recipe by The Bais Yaakov Cookbook

Herbed Tilapia in Lemon Butter Sauce

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Dairy Dairy
Easy Easy
4 Servings

No Allergens specified

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.


Main ingredients

  • 4 (6 ounce) tilapia fillets

  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt

  • 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 2 tablespoons crushed garlic (or 6 Gefen Frozen Garlic cubes)

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves

  • 1/4 cup Bartenura 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 Gefen Frozen Parsley cube)


For the tilapia


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.


Tilapia is often referred to as the “soy” of fish. It is versatile and takes on the flavor of any sauce that it is combined with.
Herbed Tilapia in Lemon Butter Sauce

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