Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Tilapia and salmon are some of my favorite fish to eat. I just can’t get enough of the stuff! This Parmesan Crusted Tilapia tastes delicious and it isn’t too bad for you! This recipe was inspired by Parmesan Tilapia that you can purchase frozen at Walmart or Sams Club. It is so easy and you just throw it in your oven frozen! I always have a bag of it in my freezer whenever I’m in a bind I just just make it quick. You can see what it looks like HERE. But if want to make it yourself…. try out my recipe. It turned out perfect!

Serves: 4

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

10 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1/4 cup crushed Ritz cracker
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • olive oil


  1. Thaw and wash the tilapia fillets if frozen. Pat them dry.
  2. Combine crackers, Parmesan, Italian seasoning and garlic powder in a small bowl and mix well.
  3. On a plate, pour 1 tbsp lemon juice.
  4. Place a fillet on the plate in the lemon juice, sprinkle with desired amount of salt and black pepper. Turn the fillet over in the lemon juice and sprinkle seasoning on the other side.
  5. Place the fillet in the Parmesan mixture patting it all over to coat.
  6. Put the covered fillets in the foiled lined pan- then spray your pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  7. Sprinkle a little lemon juice over fillets and drizzle or spray them lightly with olive oil.
  8. Bake at 425ºF for about 20 minutes or until they easily flake with a fork and edges are browning you can sprinkle some more Parmesan on top if desired.
Cuisine: American | Recipe Type: Main Dish


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