Spicy Grilled Tilapia with Aioli

This is a notable recipe for tilapia. This fish is loaded with taste and pretty similar to tilapia dishes that you might find in a restaurant.


  • 2 pounds/900 g tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoon/30 mL chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL cumin
  • For the Aioli:
  • 1 1/2 cups/360 mL mayonnaise
  • 6 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoon/30 mL lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon/30 mL Dijon mustard

Steps to Make It

  1. Prepare aioli by combining all aioli ingredients in a bowl, mixing well and then refrigerate until you are ready for it.
  2. Preheat grill. Combine spices for fish and sprinkle over both sides of the tilapia fillets.
  3. Place on hot grill and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes over medium-high heat. Turn once during grilling.
  4. Once fish reaches an internal temperature of about 145-150 degrees F., it is done. Remove from grill and serve topped with Aioli.
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