Stir It Up: Lemony Tilapia
4 tilapia fillets
5 tbsp. melted butter
3 teaspoons minced garlic
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
Juice and zest from 1/2 a lemon
1 lemon, sliced into rounds
May add sliced Kalamata olives before baking
Chopped parsley and fresh grated parmesan cheese for garnish
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Then carefully season the tilapia with salt and pepper and place on a small baking sheet or 13 by 9-inch baking dish.
Mix together the butter, garlic, red pepper flakes, lemon juice, and zest and pour over tilapia. Place lemon rounds on top and around tilapia.
Bake tilapia for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven or until fish is fork-tender.
If you want you can place the cooked tilapia under the broiler for a crisper finish.