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Baked Tilapia with Mint Mayo Marinade

Baked Tilapia with Mint Mayo Marinade

This is a simple baked fish with lemon and herb blend as seasoning along with a spread of mayo.Mayonnaise used in this recipe is flavored with minced garlic and mint.The fish I have used here is  Tilapia and is a perfect fish for baking.I tried the same recipe with trout and catfish. But this one is my favorite.If you do not like lemon mint flavor you can try other herbs like parsley or thyme.

Tilapia fillets-2
Lemon Pepper seasoning- 1/3 tsp
( it is a combination of lemon,pepper, celery seeds and garlic)
Chilly powder- 1/3 tsp
Salt to taste
All Purpose flour-1/3 cup
(to coat the fish)

Fresh mint leaves chopped- 2 tsp
Garlic paste- 2 clove
Mayonnaise - 2 tsp
lemon zest- a pinch

Wash and clean tilapia fillets. Wipe off the extra moisture. Drizzle a few drops of oil on the fish and rub it on top of the fish.Mix lemon pepper seasoning, chilly powder and salt and rub on the fish. Allow the fish to marinate for five minutes.In a plate spread flour and coat both sides of fish with flour.

Pre heat oven to 350 degree. Grease baking dish with a few drops of oil. Place the marinated fish leaving a little space between the two. Meanwhile whisk mayonnaise, garlic, lemon zest and chopped mint. Spread a thin layer of this mixture on top of the fish. Bake for 15 minutes till the crust changes color and the fish flakes with a fork and is opaque.

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy


  1. Super delicious and flavourful marinade, baked tilapia looks absolutely marvellous and irresistible.

  2. Superbly Baked Tilapia Dear.Very inviting n an awesome Recipe.Luvly presentation.Wow!.Bkmarked it

  3. Thats a superb Tilapia bake Suja, I never tried using Mayo marinade on tilapia. Sounds just awesome and looks fantastic. Nice clicks as well :)

  4. Loved the marinade part and the fact that it is baked. Classy recipe Suja!

  5. delicious and flavourful recipe... yummy..

  6. mouthwatering..... looks delicious and nice clicks Suja............

  7. very yummy looking fish...Nice clicks too...

  8. very neatly done !! looks so tempting !!

  9. These days i couldnt comment on your was getting happy today i could reach you...

    Lovely recipe and awesomly prepared...

    If you could please change your comment box settings to pop upo window.....i think so that will not create any issue in commenting...
    Thanks dear

    1. Thanks for informing,will surly try it:)

  10. wow!!that sounds great....delicious looking

  11. Yummy Dish...I am gonna make it soon..Bookmarked it..


  12. Interesting recipe. As usual the photos are too tempting, I want to try this!

  13. wish could have grabbed that plate. simply irresistible recipe.

  14. hi suja, i like the way you marinade the tilapia with the sauce as you bake it.. more flavorful.\have a nice day

  15. Would love to try Suja..Nice presentation.Too tempting.

  16. Would love to try this one.Mouthwatering.Nice presentation.

  17. wow...i am really amazed...really wonderful baked fish..just like the ones u see in restaurants.

  18. Thanks all for stopping by and for the sweet comments:)

  19. Wow! I love the layer on top, beautifully baked fish.

  20. nice combo of flavours...loved the colour too

  21. Suja super recipe...Loved its color and the flavors in..

  22. Thanks Ayeesha,Akheela, Ramya and Reshmi for the sweet comments:)

  23. baked fish has always remained elusive in our house. this simple recipe promises a delicious comb. need to flag this. thnx for sharing!


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