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Coconut Crusted Tilapia Recipe

This Coconut Crusted Tilapia is simply delicious—tender fish with a tasty crust!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked fish, coconut, fish dinner, Tilapia
Servings: 6
Calories: 220kcal


  • Aluminum Foil
  • Baking Sheet
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 shallow dishes or bowls


  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup whole wheat ritz crackers crushed
  • cup liquid egg whites
  • 6 4 ounce tilapia fillets


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Place foil on a baking sheet and spray with non-stick spray.
  • Combine coconut, bread crumbs, and crackers in a bowl. Put egg whites in another bowl.
  • Dip the tilapia in the egg, then in the coconut crumb mixture. Place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until tilapia is done. (Check tilapia at about 15 minutes so it won't burn.)


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 541mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg