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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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.
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 
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 
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 
Pan-Fried Tilapia Tacos with Chipotle Mayo
An easy chipotle mayo pumps up the flavor volume of these fast-fix pan-fried fish tacos. Slideshow:  More Fish Recipes 
Healthy Tilapia Tacos with Creamy Cucumber Sauce
Top these light and fresh tacos with a bright, tangy and creamy cucumber sauce for a fast and healthful meal. Slideshow:  More Fish Recipes 

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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 Puttanesca

This pan-seared tilapia is drenched in a quick tomato-based puttanesca sauce. Serve it as a main course with sides, or eat it like a fish stew. Slideshow:  Italian Seafood Recipes