Honey Lime Tilapia

Honey Lime Tilapia 


  • 3 Tilapia filets
  • Lime zest and juice from 1 large lime
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pinch cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro


  1. In a small bowl add Lime zest, lime juice, honey, 1 tablespoon of oil, garlic, cayenne, salt and pepper and whisk until combined. In a large zip lock bag place Tilapia filets; pour in marinade. Make sure all filets are fully coated. Place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour but no longer than 4 hours.
  2. In a shallow dish whisk together flour, salt and pepper. Remove fish from marinade and place each filet in flour mixture, lightly coating each side.
  3. In a large skillet heat remaining tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook filets for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and flakey.
  4. Serve immediately. Squeeze fresh lime over fish and garnish with cilantro.
  5. Enjoy!!

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