Creole Tilapia recipe

All Recipes Seafood Fish Tilapia


4 bell peppers, sliced into strips
4 Roma tomatoes, diced, or more to taste
1 large onion, sliced into strips
⅓ bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ cup olive oil
2 limes, juiced, divided
2 pounds tilapia fillets
1 pinch Creole seasoning, or to taste
½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend

Nutrition Info

470.5 calories
carbohydrate: 14.6 g
cholesterol: 99.5 mg
fat: 22.4 g
fiber: 3.8 g
protein: 52.7 g
saturatedFat: 6.4 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 281.1 mg
sugar: 6.6 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

  2. Layer bell peppers, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, and garlic in a baking dish. Drizzle olive oil over mixture, add juice from 1 lime and mix well. Arrange fish fillets over mixture and season with Creole seasoning. Sprinkle Mexican cheese blend over fish and add remaining lime juice. Cover dish with aluminum foil.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 40 minutes.

Recipe Yield

4 servings

Recipe Note

A great way to prepare any white fish fillets you may have on hand. A side of Mexican-style rice is a wonderful enhancement to the meal.

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