Tilapia



Thanks to their adaptive nature, tilapia are among the most farmed fish in the world. Most supermarkets sell skinless tilapia fillets, which makes this fish an inexpensive, easy-to-prepare option for home cooks. The low-fat, flaky white meat is very mild in flavor and it’s a good canvas for a variety of flavors (plus a smart choice for parents who are introducing fish to picky eaters.) Tilapia is firm enough to be baked, broiled, pan-fried or deep-fried. In our F&W guide to tilapia, you’ll find recipes inspired by cuisines around the globe, from tilapia tacos to tilapia puttanesca.

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Tilapia

The mild flavor of tilapia makes this white fish pefect for a variety of different dishes. Here, out favorite tilapia recipes from pan-fried tilapia tacos to salt-crusted tilapia with lemongrass.

Healthy Tilapia Lettuce Wraps

A sweet Asian-inspired sauce lends the tilapia loads of sweet and savory flavor, while the butter lettuce wraps add crunch and texture.  Slideshow: More Fish Recipes

Easy 5-Ingredient Tilapia

This Asian-inspired tilapia makes a fast and delicious weeknight meal.  Slideshow: More Fish Recipes

Tilapia Fish and Chips with Crunchy Coleslaw

Tender, flaky tilapia works great with this light and crispy batter. Crunchy, tangy coleslaw adds flavor and texture to a healthy variation on a classic recipe. Slideshow: More Fish Recipes

Blackened Tilapia Burger

A spicy homemade rub featuring two kinds of chile powder flavors this fast, flaky tilapia sandwich. Any toppings you enjoy with a burger will work with this recipe. Slideshow: More Fish Recipes

Tilapia Po’Boy Sandwich with Chipotle Aioli

A fast and easy-prep chipotle mayo gives this crispy fish sandwich a flavor boost.  Slideshow: More Fish Recipes

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Pan-Fried Tilapia with Dijon Mayo

These crispy tilapia fillets with a rich and tangy sauce are sure to score high marks from the whole family, and the recipe is so easy to prepare it’s likely to become a favorite with the family cook. Slideshow: More Fish Recipes

Coconut Tilapia with Sweet Garlic-Chile Sauce

Coconut makes a crispy and delicious coating for this pan-fried tilapia. Adjust the amount of chiles in the sauce to your taste.  Slideshow: More Fish Recipes