Ready in 45 minutes
From Mama's Restaurant, Minocqua, WI
"Made this tonight for the first time. The Tilapia tasted restaurant quailty. I added black pepper to the fish before baking, otherwise I followed the recipe. My wife absolutely loved it and for the very first time I was able to enjoy baked fish. I'm a deep-fried fish fanatic. This recipe is a keeper. Thanks so much for sharing, Pami."- Mikail
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Preheat oven to 350F.
In buttered 13-by-9-inch baking dish or jellyroll pan, arrange fillets in single layer. Brush with lemon juice.
Bake fish in preheated oven 10 to 20 minutes or just until fish starts to flake.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine cheese, butter, mayonnaise, onions and seasonings. Mix well with fork.
Spread fillets with cheese mixture and bake until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
Baking time will depend on the thickness of the fish you use.
Watch fish closely so that it does not overcook.
Per Serving (using swai): 171 Calories; 13g Fat (64.8% calories from fat); 15g Protein; 1g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 64mg Cholesterol; 446mg Sodium
"Spread fillets with cheese mixture and bake until golden brown, about 5 minutes."
Yeah, at this point, I turn the broiler on, and stick the pan back in the oven, on the rack it started on, so it's broiling from like a foot away. Browns but doesn't burn quickly at this distance.
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angeleyedchica 2 months agoAmazing dish!!! I also did the broiler and added a little more spice. First time cooking fish and it was delicious. Am making again tonight
natster228 4 months ago
jds0912 4 months agoGood stuff. Broiled it at the end. Tastes a little like crab even.
girlchild 4 months agoEven as a Marylander, I omitted the Old Bay (which I buy in bulk, so not because I didn't have it on hand but rather because it just didn't seem to fit). The results were delicious. Though it made an otherwise healthful option not so healthy, my family members who aren't big on fish were thrilled.
jamiroy 6 months agoMy kids who DO NOT like fish love this recipe!
stina040786 9 months agoLoved it.....I used MFS Seafood Seasoning instead....absolutely delicious.
IsaP 10 months agoSpicy, aromatic and a little salty... Delicious
prdill08 11 month agoMy whole family enjoyed this dinner. I will be making this again.
b5avage 12 months agoReally tasty!
Clinda 12 months agoThis is the only way I make tilapia now. I love this recipe it has so much flavor with the spread mixture. Excellent.
Allegra304 1 year ago
gaylemurphy 1 year agoMy husband loved it
Vipercook 1 year agoBroiler a must! Great dinner. Moved into top 10
benadrew83 1 year agoWe loved this recipe!i didn't use the old bay and i down sized it just for two but it was wonderful
cesarfebrescordero 1 year agoLoved it
kiwistar3 1 year agoSo delicious...and really easy to prepare. Its basically only 4 steps involved. A family fav.
AESG 1 year agoVery good. I used yellow onion & swai and it came out great.
mogriff1 1 year agoI made this for dinner tonight, my hubby and I enjoyed it. I used all ingredients as listed. I blended them all together in the food processor and then spread it evenly on Swai fish then baked for 45 min at 350 degrees. Very flavorful will definately make it again!
Mikail 1 year agoMade this tonight for the first time. The Tilapia tasted restaurant quailty. I added black pepper to the fish before baking, otherwise I followed the recipe. My wife absolutely loved it and for the very first time I was able to enjoy baked fish. I'm a deep-fried fish fanatic. This recipe is a keeper. Thanks so much for sharing, Pami.