This Lemon Pepper Grilled Tilapia Recipe is so easy it is hard to even call it a recipe. You can have dinner in under 10 minutes that is seasoned to perfection and so amazing!
Grilled Tilapia Recipe
We love this grilled Tilapia recipe. It is perfect for when you are really busy and need dinner in minutes.
Now if you want… you can invest in a fish grilling basket, like these, for around $20. Those are nice for a “crispier” fish crust, but for tilapia, I like it nice and juicy. Instead we use foil packets.
We buy our Tilapia at Sam’s because it is individually packaged and it is very convenient. We take it out of the freezer, run water over it to loosen the package and place it right in our foil pack and straight to the grill.
There is no need to thaw! I just love this easy tilapia recipe. This is such a big help when we need dinner fast.
You only need 4 things to make grilled tilapia.
- Tilapia fillets
- Lemon Pepper Seasoning
- Olive Oil Spray
- Aluminum Foil
That is all you need to make amazing grilled tilapia.
How to grill tilapia?
This recipe is so easy that it is hard to call it a recipe. However, it is so delicious that I just had to post it.
Tear your foil so that you have enough for each piece of tilapia. Spray the foil with olive oil, put the fish inside and top with lemon pepper seasoning.
How long to grill tilapia:
In just 8 minutes, you will have the absolute best meal! It is easy to tell when this Lemon Pepper Grilled Tilapia is done.
It really only takes a few minutes per side and dinner is ready! You will love having such a quick and easy recipe to cook.
How to tell when Tilapia is done
Tilapia is white when it is raw but it is more of a translucent white. You know when Tilapia is cooked and ready to eat when the white becomes more of a solid white it flakes easily with a fork.
What temperature do I grill tilapia?
Heat your grill to medium high heat so that the fish will sear. You want the internal temperature of the fish to be 145 degrees.
Lemon pepper tilapia is really easy on the budget.
Fish obviously isn’t the cheapest meat to eat, but Tilapia is one of the “nicer” fish that is lesser expensive.
If you want to save money on it, then do like our family and buy it in bulk. You will save at least $1 or $2 per pound by buying it frozen in bulk than fresh.
What does grilled tilapia taste like?
If you are afraid of fish, then try Tilapia. I think you will be impressed with how “non fishy” it tastes.
Some of our family really does not care for fish and they like Tilapia. It has a great flavor and the lemon pepper really jazzes it up.
What is good with grilled tilapia?
- Cauliflower Rice
- Parmesan Grilled Zucchini
- Parmesan Pasta – 2 ingredient side dish!
- Grilled Vegetable Foil Pack Recipe
- Foil Pack Grilled Potatoes
- Grilled Corn on the Cob
Lemon pepper tilapia recipe on the grill is perfect for busy weeknights!
Dinners that are super quick like this recipe help make busy seasons of life less hectic. My family can still enjoy a great meal without any prep work at all.
You can get dinner on the table in 10 minutes.
Grilled tilapia recipes in foil make clean up a breeze!
No need to dirty up the kitchen or heat it up. Put everything on the grill and keep the kitchen cool.
Plus, clean up is so easy because there isn’t any! 🙂 The foil packs can just be tossed in the trash making clean up super easy.
Try this easy grilled tilapia in foil today!
This fish is so delicious. You will be amazed at what just a little salt, pepper and olive oil taste like on this fish. Sometimes we also add a dash of garlic powder.
Easy grilled tilapia recipes are tasty and budget friendly.
I love that we can enjoy fish and not spend a fortune. Since tilapia is reasonable to purchase, you can enjoy this often even if you have a large family.
It is so nice to be able to enjoy a really healthy and delicious meal that only took a few minutes to prepare. Plus, tilapia is very budget friendly.
Give this a try and let us know what your family things. We just love it!
Add a few easy side dishes and dinner is ready! This is another great example of simple being amazing!
You don’t have to spend a ton of time cooking or a ton of money for your family to enjoy a really tasty meal.
Print this Grilled tilapia recipe lemon & pepper:
Grilled Tilapia Recipe – Lemon Pepper Tilapia recipe on the grill
- 6 Tilapia fillets
- 3 teaspoons Lemon Pepper Seasoning
- Olive Oil Spray
- Tear foil so you have enough to cover each Tilapia separately.
- Start the grill and heat it up.
- Spray foil with olive oil spray.
- Place Tilapia on the foil (can be frozen)
- Add Lemon pepper seaoning.
- Fold up the foil to make a foil packet for each Tilapia.
- Place directly on the grill for 8 minutes. (you can flip it but you don’t need to)
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