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