Parmesan Coated Tilapia

Parmesan Coated Tilapia Recipe

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debbie lopez


I received this recipe some years back from a friend and posted it to another recipe site were a number of reviewers gave it 4 out of 5 stars with just under half thinking it need a little something more such as some old bay seasoning.

My DH likes it as is ;)

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1/2 c
parmesan cheese
1/4 c
butter, softened
3 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp
dried basil
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1/8 tsp
onion powder
1/8 tsp
celery salt
2 lb
tilapia fillets

How to Make Parmesan Coated Tilapia


  • 1Preheat broiler. Grease a broiling pan. In a small bowl, mix together the Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Season with basil, pepper, onion powder and celery salt. Mix well and set aside.
  • 2Arrange fillets in a single layer on the prepared pan. Broil a few inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Flip the fillets over and broil for 2 more minutes. Remove the fillets from the oven and cover them with the Parmesan cheese mixture on the top side. Broil for 2 more minutes or until the topping is browned and the fish flakes easily with a fork.

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About Parmesan Coated Tilapia

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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