Tilapia with Lemon Butter Sauce

Tilapia with Lemon Butter Sauce

Tilapia with lemon butter sauce is an easy recipe to make on a busy weeknight. Whenever we are looking for a nice, light meal, this always delivers. 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword butter, fish, lemon, tilapia
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 260kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 1 tsp seasoned salt
  • 4 tsp all-purpose flour
  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp parsley


  • Preheat large saute pan on medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes
  • Place seasoned salt and 3 tsp flour in large ziplock bag and shake to mix
  • Add fish and shake to coat
  • Place 1 tbsp butter in pan, then add fish
  • Cook 3 minutes then add 1 tbsp butter
  • Flip fillets and cook 3 more minutes or until fish is golden and flakes easily
  • Remove fish from pan and cover to keep warm
  • Add wine, 1 tbsp butter, 1 tsp flour, and lemon juice to pan
  • Heat and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened
  • Stir in parsley and serve butter sauce over fish


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Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 747mg | Potassium: 534mg | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1.2mg