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Parmesan Crusted Tilapia
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
4 mins
Total Time
19 mins

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Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy fish, parmesan crusted tilapia
Servings: 4
Calories: 442 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 pounds tilapia fillets
  1. Preheat your oven's broiler.
  2. Line a pan with aluminum foil, spray with cooking spray.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the parmesan cheese powder, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice, dried basil, pepper, onion powder and garlic salt.
  4. Mix well and set aside.
  5. Arrange fillets in a single layer on the prepared pan.
  6. Broil a few inches from the heat for 2 minutes.
  7. Remove the fillets from the oven, flip and cover them with the Parmesan cheese mixture on the top down the middle. Add fresh parmesan cheese. Broil until the topping is browned and crispy.
Nutrition Facts
Parmesan Crusted Tilapia
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 442 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 159mg53%
Sodium 709mg31%
Potassium 696mg20%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 52g104%
Vitamin A 500IU10%
Vitamin C 2.9mg4%
Calcium 248mg25%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.