Tilapia is a mild tasting fresh water fish that is budget friendly and easy to prepare. This simple recipe with just a few ingredients is perfect for busy weeknights. My version of this restaurant favorite is fuss free and much lower in sodium when prepared at home.
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You can find many gluten free Creole seasonings online. If sodium is an issue, try a salt free Creole seasoning. Don’t like it that spicy? Simply adjust the amount of seasoning to your taste. Use as much or as little as you like.
- Tilapia filets, about 6 oz. each, one per serving
- 1 lime, sliced thin
- 2 tbsp. butter
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- gluten free Creole seasoning
Remove the filets from package and pat dry.
Melt butter and olive oil in a large, nonstick skillet.
Add the filets in a single layer and sprinkle with seasoning. Don’t crowd the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
Use a long spatula to turn the filets and sprinkle generously with more seasoning. Squeeze lime juice over the filets and top with a lime slice. Cook for 2-3 more minutes, until the filets split and fish flakes easily.
What did I tell you, fast and easy! I served it with with rice and squash rounds.
Notes: ♪♫ I purchased my tilapia from Whole Foods Market. Look for tilapia that is responsibly farmed and sold by grocers that adhere to strict quality standards. Choosing tilapia from a responsible source ensures that the fish you are eating is good for you.