Baked Lemon-Garlic Tilapia and Potatoes in Foil recipe

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2 pieces heavy-duty aluminum foil
cooking spray
1 medium potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 tablespoons diced red bell pepper
1 (1 ounce) package
3 teaspoons butter, divided
2 (7 ounce) tilapia fillets
1 medium lemon, divided

Nutrition Info

338.3 calories
carbohydrate: 20.5 g
cholesterol: 88 mg
fat: 8.8 g
fiber: 2.6 g
protein: 42.6 g
saturatedFat: 4.4 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 2175 mg
sugar: 1.6 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Spray foil with cooking spray.

  2. Place equal amounts of diced potato and red bell pepper in the middle of each piece of foil and sprinkle with 1/2 of the seafood seasoning. Dot 1 1/2 teaspoons of butter on top of the potatoes.

  3. Add 1 tilapia fillet to each packet of potatoes. Sprinkle fillet with remaining seafood seasoning. Dot remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons butter on top of the fillets.

  4. Cut 1/2 of the lemon into thin slices and place 1 to 2 lemon slices on top of each fillet. Seal foil packets and crimp edges tightly.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until tilapia flakes easily with a fork, about 25 minutes.

  6. Open packets carefully and vent steam. Squeeze remaining lemon juice over the tilapia and serve immediately.

Recipe Yield

2 servings

Recipe Note

Packet dinners, whether cooked in foil or en papillote, allow for easy cleanup. This simple meal is on the table in 30 minutes.

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