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Citrus Tilapia

This citrus tilapia is an easy, flavorful dinner recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Citrus, Fish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 244kcal
Cost $2.31 per serving


  • 1/4 cup flour (white whole wheat or gluten-free)
  • Sprinkle of salt and pepper
  • 1 lb tilapia fillets
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon or lime juice or a combination
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • 2 tbs honey


  • Mix the flour, salt, and pepper on a plate and dredge the tilapia fillets in the mixture.
  • Pour the oil into a large skillet and heat it over medium heat. Cook each piece of tilapia for about 3 minutes on each side (until cooked through). Set aside.
  • Combine the orange juice, lemon/lime juice, soy sauce, and honey in a medium bowl. Pour the sauce into the pan and heat through. Add the fish to the pan and cook for a minute, flipping once and making sure to cover the fish with the sauce.
  • Transfer the fish to a platter and pour the remaining sauce on the fish. Serve immediately.


Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 311mg | Potassium: 399mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 31IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg