Crispy Baked Tilapia

Crispy Baked Tilapia

11 review, 4.2 star(s). 91% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Simple healthier version of fish sticks. My husband is a fish stick kinda guy. I developed this simple recipe to accomidate him and our daughter. The fish stays moist and the crust is crunchy.


4 Tilapia filets; rinsed and patted dry
1 package Shake-N-Bake; I use Italian but can be done with other flavors
Olive oil spray
2 Egg; beaten

Original recipe makes 4



Preheat oven to 350. Rinse and dry filets. Beat 2 eggs in shallow dish, such as pie plate. Place 1 package of Shake-N-Bake seasoning into another pie plate. Line a cookie sheet with foil [for easy clean up]. Spray foil with olive oil or non-stick cooking spray. Dip fish filets into egg, coating well. Place filets into seasoning, coat well, patting in crumbs. Put filet on foil lined pan and repeat with remaining filets. Lightly spray tops of filets with olive oil or non-stick cooking spray and place in oven. Bake 15-22 min depending on thickness of fish. Coating should be golden brown and crispy when done.


Can be made with almost any white fish. Ling Cod and Rock Cod work well. Halibut works well. Adjust cooking time to accomidate fish thicknesses. Filets can be cut into smaller pieces and the same technique used to make fish nuggets too.

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Great Recipe! Fast and Easy! loved it!



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Made a large amount of fish an they came out just as I expected with the crispy taste as well as look. I used the Italian bread crumbs and battered eggs. The only thing I didn't like was the fish actually had no season taste, so I added my own as I ate it. Otherwise I like and will be trying again using seasoning next time.
tete03 3y ago

I admit that I used home made bread crumbs and added my own spices and parmesan cheese, so the flavour profile is a bit different, but the recipe is solid, quick, and easy! My kids actually ate it (and they rarely eat anything for dinner besides fruit or carbs!)
Hilpol 3y ago

Delicious and so easy!
scasamento71 3y ago

I loved it! It was super easy to make and the kids enjoyed it too!
Lisayummy 4y ago

I used Italian style bread crumbs + a packet of italian good seasons seasoning + grated parmesan cheese : YUM!!
gershenes 4y ago

Great idea and turned out well! I used Italian style bread crumbs instead of shake and bake, and I seasoned the fish with garlic salt, pepper, and season all before coating. Tasted great with lemon juice sprinkled on top! Thanx for the great idea! My husband and I enjoyed it!
appleb0tt0mboo 5y ago

Great healthy version. Found a great way to get my family to eat fish.
Dot2479 6y ago

Recommended cooking time was too long. Not very unique preparation or resulting flavors. Needs a bright flavored accompanyment like tropical fruit sauce, etc.
FatGourmand 8y ago

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