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Pan Fried Tilapia and Mushrooms

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 2 servings


  • 2 Tilapia filets
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbs of olive oil
  • 16 ounces of mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 Tbs minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 1/4 tsp salt and black pepper or more to taste
  • Chopped parsley for garnish
  • Lemon wedges


  • On a shallow bowl or plate large enough to fit tilapia filets, add flour, lemon pepper, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper and mix all together.
  • Save about 2 Tbs of flour mixture and set aside.
  • Coat tilapia filets on each side with flour mixture.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add 2 Tbs of olive oil, 
cook tilapia about 3-4 minutes per side and remove to clean plate.
  • In the same skillet, add butter and minced garlic and stir for about 1 minute.
  • Add mushrooms and cook until mushrooms have softened, about 3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the reserved 2 Tbs of flour over the mushrooms and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring to evenly mix the flour.
  • Add white wine and cook another 5 minutes.
  • Taste the sauce and add 1/4 tsp of salt or more if necessary and black pepper to taste.
  • Spoon the mushrooms over the tilapia and top with the parsley and wedge of lemon.