Easy Baked Tilapia

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
This recipe is an easy way to add more healthy fish to your diet. It has a wonderful Cajun flavor and is also very fresh tasting with the lemon slices.—Caroline Shively c/o Eva Synalovski, New York, New York


  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 8 lemon slices
  • 8 green pepper rings
  • 8 sweet red pepper rings
  • 2 slices onion, separated into rings
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Coat a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish with butter-flavored spray. Place fillets in dish; spritz with butter-flavored spray. Sprinkle with Cajun seasoning. Top with lemon, peppers and onion; sprinkle with pepper.
  2. Cover and bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 164 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 104mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 very lean meat.