Brush melted butter over tilapia fillets. Sprinkle with paprika, salt, and pepper.
The best thing about fresh tilapia is its mild flavor that doesn’t need the help of much added seasoning. A little salt, a dash of pepper, and a sprinkling of paprika are all you need to make tilapia fillets come to life.
Preheat smoker to 200 degrees F and add wood chips. Smoke fish for about an hour or until the internal temperature reaches about 160 degrees F.