Sea Food

Tilapia with Creamy Sauce

“This dish is quick, easy, and even better, it’s healthy! Served on a bed of rice with the sauce arranged artistically around the plate, it looks absolutely stunning.”

(Prep Time: 5 Min – Cook Time: 25 Min – Ready In: 30 Min)


Original Recipe Yield 4 servings



  • 4 (4 ounce) fillets tilapia
  • butter flavored cooking spray
  • 4 teaspoons margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill weed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 4 teaspoons cream cheese
  • 5 tablespoons lemon juice, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill weed


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place the tilapia fillets on the sheet, and coat them lightly with cooking spray. Spoon the melted margarine over each fillet, then drizzle with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Season with lemon pepper and 2 tablespoons of dill.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the fish is opaque and flakes easily.
  4. While the fish is baking, combine the cream cheese, 5 tablespoons of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of dill in a small bowl. Heat in the microwave for 1 minute and 10 seconds, then stir to blend.
  5. Place fillets onto serving plates, and spoon sauce around them in a decorative fashion.

Nutritional Information

Amount per Serving: Calories: 173 | Total Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 47mg

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