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Crispy and Flaky Air Fryer Tilapia Recipe (So Healthy)

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  • Author: Hazel Roddy
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 tilapia 1x


Looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner? Look no further. Air fryer tilapia is ready in under 20 minutes and works well with fresh or frozen fillets.


  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400°F.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over the tilapia fillets on a large plate.
  3. Combine the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  4. Season the fillets evenly, then place them in a single layer in the air fryer.
  5. Cook the tilapia fillets for 10 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  6. Remove the tilapia from the air fryer and serve with lemon wedges if desired.
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 287kcal
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 361mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Protein: 45g
  • Cholesterol: 97mg

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