Parmesan Tilapia

Natalie Loop


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.


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15 Min
30 Min


  • 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(es)
    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.

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