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Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia – a super quick and easy tilapia dish coated with well-seasoned breadcrumbs and parmesan. A healthier and quick addition to your busy weeknight menu. Comes ready in less than 20 minutes!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 429kcal
Author Imma


  • 2 Tilapia fillets
  • Season and salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup (25 g) panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon (1.30 g) italian herbs
  • 1 tablespoon (2.65 g) basil , finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1 teaspoon (2.60 g) granulated onion
  • 1 small lemon grated ( ¼ teaspoon)
  • 2 tablespoon (28.35 g) melted butter
  • ¼ cup (25 g) parmesan (grated)
  • Olive oil as needed
  • 1 lemon , quartered, to serve


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • While oven is warming up clean and pat tilapia fillets.Season tilapia with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Then in a small bowl mix together ; panko breadcrumbs, italian herbs, chopped parsley, chopped basil, minced garlic, granulated onion and lemon zest.
  • Add melted butter to bread crumbs mixture. Mix , then add parmesan.
  • Brush tilapia with olive oil and toss the crumbs up over the edges and top of fish using either your hands or a spoon. Then gently press the fish so the crumbs on the bottom side stick to it.
  • Place Fish in 9×13 baking dish.
  • Bake for about 12 to 15 mins until the fish becomes flaky inside. If your fish is not golden brown, you may broil for about a minute to get a golden color .Serve with a drizzle of lemon juice.


Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 561mg | Potassium: 617mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 610IU | Vitamin C: 32.9mg | Calcium: 217mg | Iron: 2.3mg