Instant Pot Lemon Caper Tilapia Packets

This freezer meal for lemon caper tilapia packets is light, healthy, and delicious. Cook this easy tilapia recipe in your Instant Pot directly from frozen for the perfect dinner!
4 Servings Recipe By Pin Print
Instant Pot Lemon Caper Tilapia Packets

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Tilapia
  • 1 cup dice Tomato
  • 1 tablespoon drain Capers
  • 1 teaspoon mince Garlic, Cloves
  • ¼ cups Olive Oil
  • 4 tablespoons juice Lemon
  • Make It Now / Serving Day Ingredients

    These ingredients are added AFTER your meal has been frozen — for the day you serve and eat it.

  • 1 cup Water

Freezer Containers

Supplies

  • Foils
  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • 1 serving = 1 tilapia packet
  • 240 Calories
  • 16g Total Fat
  • 2.5g Sat Fat
  • 0g Trans Fat
  • 55mg Cholesterol
  • 110mg Sodium
  • 3g Total Carb
  • 1g Fiber
  • 2g Total Sugars (Includes 0g Added Sugars)
  • 23g Protein
  • 4 WW SmartPoints
  • Diabetic Exchanges: 3 Fat
  • 0 Fruit
  • 0 Milk
  • 0 Other Carb
  • 0 Starch
  • 0 Veg
  • 3 Lean Meat

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. **Due to the nature of pressure cooking there is always room for inconsistency. The times given here are based on 4 servings fresh. If you are using more servings you may need to increase your cooking time.**
  2. Cut foil into 12x12 squares for indicated number of servings. Distribute one tilapia fillet per foil square.
  3. Lift up the edges, divide remaining ingredients equally among the fillets. Roll foil edges together tightly to form a packet.
  4. Place the trivet and water into the Instant Pot.
  5. Lay the foil packets inside the Instant Pot.
  6. Lock the lid in place and seal the steam nozzle.
  7. Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  8. Quick release the pressure.
  9. Remove the packets from the Instant Pot and carefully open due to the steam that will be released.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Cut foil into 12x12 squares for indicated number of servings. Distribute one tilapia fillet per foil square.
  2. Lift up the edges, divide remaining ingredients equally among the fillets. Roll foil edges together tightly to form a packet.
  3. Divide among the indicated number of round freezer containers. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. **Depending on your container size/shape and your serving size, you may need to adjust cooking times given as it is based on 4 servings frozen in indicated container.**
  2. Place the trivet and water into the Instant Pot.
  3. Lay the foil packets inside the Instant Pot.
  4. Lock the lid in place and seal the steam nozzle.
  5. Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  6. Quick release the pressure.
  7. Remove the packets from the Instant Pot and carefully open due to the steam that will be released.

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