Garlic Lemon Baked Tilapia


4 tilapia

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

5 tbsp. butter, melted

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes

Juice and zest from 1/2 a lemon

1 lemon, sliced into rounds



  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Season tilapia with salt and pepper and place on a small baking sheet.
  2. Mix together butter, garlic, red pepper flakes, lemon juice, and zest then pour over tilapia. Place lemon rounds on top and around tilapia. 
  3. Bake tilapia for 10-12 minutes or until fish is fork tender.