lemon dill tilapia foil packet recipe

lemon dill tilapia foil packet

prep time: 15 minutes
cook time: 20 minutes
ready in: 35 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 1 packet each (8oz.)


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 2 cups chopped zucchini
  • 2 ears corn, cut in 1-inch round pieces
  • 1 lb. tilapia, cut into 4 fillets
  • 8 thin slices lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F or heat outdoor grill.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oil, garlic and dill and divide evenly into two bowls. Add zucchini and corn to one of the bowls and toss until coated.
  3. Spray four large pieces of heavy-duty aluminum foil with cooking spray; evenly distribute corn mixture in the center of each.
  4. Coat each fish fillet with the remaining oil mixture and place one fillet in each packet on top of the corn and zucchini.
  5. Top each fillet with 2 lemon slices, fold and seal each packet. Cook for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove packets from heat; let stand 10 minutes before opening.

Per Serving: 240 calories, 10g fat, 2g saturated fat, 55mg cholesterol, 65mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 4g sugars, 26g protein

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