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Paprika Tilapia with Brown Rice

This weeknight main entree is one of the best tilapia recipes which is packed with tons of flavor from the seasoning combined with brown rice that you can easily make at home.


Serves: 2

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins



2 Tilapia fillets ( about 100-120g each)

salt and black pepper to taste

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp fresh parsley

1 tsp fresh basil

1 tbsp paprika

1 medium lemon (juice)


Brown Rice

1 cup brown rice rinsed well

3 cups of water or vegetable stock

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  • Marinate the fish with ingredients for about 10 minutes

  • In a bowl combine fish with the chopped vegetables, season with all the above ingredients

  • Grease your foil

  • Use foil, add the seasoned tilapia fillet then fold to cover the top.

  • Place the foil in an oven tray and bake in a PREHEATED oven at 180C for 20mins. Cook until the tilapia is just beautifully moist and flaky.

For the rice:

  • Place the brown rice, water (or stock), and salt in a saucepan with a lid over medium-high heat.

  • Put the lid on and bring it to a boil. Turn the heat down to low and let it simmer for 40-45 minutes. Drain excess liquid and serve.

Nutritional Information: Amount per serving:

Calories: 250 Protein: 24.7 g Carbohydrates: 21.1 g Total Fat: 8.8 g Sodium: 119 mg Fiber: 2.9 g

Tag: Dinner