(tuh LAHP ee uh) A lean freshwater fish with white, firm flesh. It has a mild, subtly sweet flavor.


  1. Pecan Crusted Tilapia

    Tilapia is a white fish with a mild sweet flavor. For this quick-to-fix entree we lightly crust tilapia fillets with a crunchy panko crumb breading seasoned with pecans and pan-saute until golden and flaky.

  2. Tilapia & Summer Vegetable Packets

    Wrapping vegetables and fish in a foil packet for grilling or baking is a foolproof way to get moist, tender results. Tilapia and summer vegetables pair with olives and capers for a Mediterranean flair.

  3. Tilapia Corn Chowder

    This light soup is a great way to slip fresh corn (and tilapia , of course!) into your late-summer menu. Make it a meal: Enjoy with a mixed green salad and oyster crackers.

More »


  1. 3 Things to Make With…Tilapia

    Fri, 16 Mar 2012

    unheard of just a decade or two ago, tilapia is now one of the most popular fish in the ..... Between its popularity and versatility, tilapia may just be well on its way to supplanting tuna ..... hard — and expensive — to find fresh tilapia in many parts of the country, but thankfully

  2. Net Benefits: 9 Top Eco-Friendly Fish and Seafood Choices

    Fri, 20 Apr 2012

    enthusiastic “best choice” designation, while most farmed salmon get a stern “avoid.” Tilapia farmed in the U.S.? Thumbs up! Tilapia farmed in Asia? Thumbs down. We’ve made it even easier: all of the fish and seafood listed here have

More »

Food Blogs We Love

  1. Tilapia with Pepitas

    Thu, 2 Feb 2012

    2 T pepitas (pumpkin seeds) 4 4-ounce tilapia fillets Salt and pepper to taste 1 T oil 1/2 c dry white wine 1 T butter 1 1/2 T capers, drained and rinsed 1 c grape tomatoes

  2. Tilapia with Black Bean and Avocado Relish

    Mon, 10 Sep 2012

    being strict or is it about a fine balance of give and get? Tilapia with Black Bean and Avocado Relish From BHG Special Interest Publications: Grill It! Ingredients: 6 4-5oz fresh tilapia fillets, about 1/2 inch thick 1 teas finely shredded

  3. Tilapia Puttanesca

    Thu, 20 Oct 2011

    as a condiment for fish. And instead of anchovies, the slight bite comes from the mustard coating on the fish. Super good ! This is actually better a few hours later after the sauce has time for the flavors to mingle. Tilapia Puttanesca

More »
Back to Top