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parmesan tilapia

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Natalie Loop
Hudson, MI

During lent we eat alot of fish and I ran across this recipe which we love love love. It's light and healthy and goes well with just about any side dish.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For parmesan tilapia

  • 2 lb
    tilapia fillets, or can substitute cod, red snapper or orange roughy
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 Tbsp
    room temperature butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    mayonnaise not salad dressing
  • 3 Tbsp
    finely diced green onions
  • 1/4 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1 dash
    hot pepper sauce

How To Make parmesan tilapia

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In buttered 13-by-9-inch baking dish or jellyroll pan, lay fillets in single layer. Do not stack fillets. Brush top with juice.
  • 2
    In bowl combine cheese, butter, mayonnaise, onions and seasonings. Mix well with fork.
  • 3
    Bake fish in preheated oven 10 to 20 minutes or until fish just starts to flake. Spread with cheese mixture and bake until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Baking time will depend on the thickness of the fish you use. Watch fish closely so that it does not overcook.