Honey Soy Tilapia Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Honey Soy Tilapia Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Honey Soy Tilapia

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"Easy tilapia recipe that my husband just loves."

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Original recipe makes 2 fillets Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    55 mins


  1. Mix the honey, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, and garlic together in a bowl. Place the tilapia fillets in the mixture; allow to marinate in refrigerator at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Remove tilapia from marinade, and discard the marinade. Place fillets into the prepared baking sheet, and sprinkle the black pepper over the fish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the fish flakes easily with a fork, 15 to 20 minutes.
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  • Editor's Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 17, 2011

Thanks. Used apple cider vinegar instead of the balsamic due to the high lead content I do not want to give to my family. To avoid the thin slices of the fillets being overly flavored in soy, I stuck the thinner slices up on the sides of the bowl I used while the thicker sides were in the marinade. Later on I took the thinner sides off from the sides of the bowl and added it to the juice to soak for a few minutes. Thanks.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 03, 2011

Super easy to make, but not my taste in flavors.

Sep 15, 2011

Very easy to make! Nice and quick bake time! Only problem I had was the filets, one side was thinner than the other. The thin portion sucked up plenty of marinade, but the thick portion only had a mild flavoring! Still great, wish I had more!!

Nov 21, 2011

We thought this was excellent, just the right amount of flavor. I doubled the marinade and used 6 tilapia fillets. I put the fish in the baking dish I was going to use to bake them in, poured the marinade on top and put them in the fridge, in about 30 minutes I rotated and marinated for another 30 minutes. Excellent with wild rice and brussel sprouts!

Jan 28, 2012

AMAZING!!!! This is probably the best fish I've ever had. Before marinading, I poked holes on both side of fish to ensure the marinade would soak into the fish. I sprinkled it with a tiny bit of kosher salt before I baked it - the salty/sweet combo was delicious. Will definitely be making this often!

Sep 19, 2011

Just so easy and flavorful!! I used rice wine vinegar instead of balsamic but otherwise stuck to the recipe. Marinated about 6 hrs. in the fridges and the flavors blended together so well... What a wonderful light, easy way to enjoy fish!

Sep 28, 2011

Very oriental flavor, would be good with stir fried rice.

Jan 05, 2012

I marinated this overnight rather than just for 30 minutes. It was an explosion of flavor in our mouths. And it must've smelled darn good, because my 1 year old who has become quite the picky eater FREAKED out until I gave her some of mine... which quilkly turned into half of it. My husband also is a HUGE fan. This will definitely be added onto our "must haves"!!


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  • Calories
  • 218 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 19.4 g
  • 39%
  • Sodium
  • 1399 mg
  • 56%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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