Lemon-Pepper Tilapia with Mushrooms Recipe
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Lemon-Pepper Tilapia with Mushrooms Recipe

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My husband and I are trying to add more fish and healthy entrees to our diet and this one makes it easy. It comes together in less than 30 minutes, so it's perfect for hectic weeknights. —Donna McDonald, Lake Elsinore, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning, divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet: 216 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.


  1. In a 12-in. skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms and 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper; cook and stir 3-5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds longer.
  2. Place fillets over mushrooms; sprinkle with paprika, cayenne and remaining lemon pepper. Cook, covered, 5-7 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Top with tomato and green onions. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon-Pepper Tilapia with Mushrooms in Light Recipes 2015, p45

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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SuSey22 User ID: 1214956 259105
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2017

"easy & light, perfect way to add fish as a weeknight menu!"

xlsalbums User ID: 5254917 257296
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2016

"This was delicious!! One of our better tilapia recipes. I used fresh fish as well which might have made a difference."

Jilly22 User ID: 7537340 249455
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2016

"This is a lovely, colorful and healthy dish that makes nice use of fresh veggies. The only thing it really needs is salt to boost the flavor."

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