Baked Tilapia with Fresh Herbs

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

Achieve a delicious freshwater fish dinner in less than 20 minutes by using a light coating of mayonnaise and fresh herbs to create a tangy crust.


  • 4 (6 to 8 ounces each) skinless tilapia fillets

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise

  • ½ cup finely chopped parsley

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill

  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place fillets on a rimmed baking sheet, flat side down; season generously with salt and pepper. Divide mayonnaise evenly over top of fillets; using a butter knife, spread, coating evenly.

  2. Sprinkle fish with parsley and dill. Bake until opaque throughout, about 15 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.


Cook's Notes

If you prefer, replace the dill in this recipe with another herb such as cilantro, tarragon, or chives.

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