Air Fryer Tilapia

This air fryer tilapia is brushed with butter, seasoned with spices, and cooked to perfection! A tender and flaky fish fillet that’s easy to prepare and perfect for a weeknight meal.

Tilapia is inexpensive, cooks in under 10 minutes, and is packed with vitamins and minerals. It’s low carb and keto-friendly.


– tilapia fillets – unsalted butter – paprika  – garlic powder – onion powder – italian seasoning – salt – pepper – nonstick spray

Spray your air fryer basket with nonstick spray. Brush the tilapia fillets with melted butter and season generously on both sides with salt and pepper.

In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, and Italian seasoning. Season the fillets on both sides with the spice blend.

Place the tilapia in the air fryer basket, make sure they don't overlap. Cook for 3 minutes, flip with a fish spatula and cook for an additional 3 minutes.

Avoid using tongs to flip the fish. Serve with lemon wedges and enjoy!

Tips and Recipe Variations

- Tilapia can be bland so make sure to season generously on both sides. - Let the tilapia fillets sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes before cooking.



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