Delicious Baked Tilapia with Creamy Dill Sauce

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Delicious Baked Tilapia with Creamy Dill Sauce
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on January 03, 2024

Enjoy a healthy and flavorful meal with Hudson's Baked Tilapia with Dill Sauce. This dish features tender and flaky tilapia fillets baked to perfection and served with a tangy and creamy dill sauce. The dill sauce adds a refreshing touch to the mild flavor of the tilapia, making it a delightful choice for a family dinner or a special occasion. With just a few simple ingredients and easy-to-follow steps, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.


  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Season the tilapia fillets with salt and pepper on both sides.
  3. Place the seasoned fillets in a baking dish and arrange lemon slices on top.
  4. Drizzle the fillets with olive oil.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the fish is opaque and easily flakes with a fork.
  6. While the tilapia is baking, prepare the dill sauce. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, sour cream, chopped dill, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and minced garlic.
  7. Once the tilapia is cooked, remove it from the oven and let it cool slightly.
  8. Serve the baked tilapia with the dill sauce on the side or drizzled over the fillets.
  9. Garnish with additional fresh dill, if desired.
  10. Enjoy your flavorful and healthy Baked Tilapia with Dill Sauce!

Interesting Facts

  • Tilapia is a versatile and mild-flavored fish that is widely available throughout the United States.
  • Dill is an herb commonly used in Scandinavian and Eastern European cuisines, adding a fresh and herbal flavor to dishes.
  • Baking tilapia is a healthy cooking method that retains the moisture and flavor of the fish.