Easy Baked Parmesan Tilapia

Easy Baked Parmesan Tilapia

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98 review(s) averaging 4.4. 89% would make again

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"Incredibly quick and easy! Everyone, including my teenage son that doesn't like ANYTHING loves it. I have made it with tilapia and swai both, actually like swai better. Throw a bag of steamer veggies in the microwave and dinner is ready in20 minutes. I don't even thaw the fish, just drain off the excess moisture. Excellent!"

- Weetie33


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4 tilapia fillets
salt and pepper
3 Tbsp butter; at room temperature
1 clove garlic; minced
1/4 tsp thyme
1/4 cup Pamesan cheese; grated

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



1) Preheat oven to 400ºF.

2) Pat tilapia dry (if frozen, it should be thawed first) with a paper towel and season with salt and pepper. Lay on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick spray and bake for 10-12 minutes. While fish is baking, mix butter with garlic, thyme and parmesan cheese.

3) Remove fish from oven and gently flip. Spread about 1/2 tablespoon of butter mixture on the fish, and heat the broiler in your oven. Set fish under the broiler for about 2-3 minutes, or until cheese gets golden and bubbly.


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I added Romano instead of Parmesan and used smart balance buttery spread light with flaxseed oil and Italian breadcrumbs :-d

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"A variation on this recipe  Here, a simple sprinkle of buttery bread crumbs appeals to kids but can also be embellished for adults. We rely on a handful of grated Parmesan cheese for salty sharpness, a pinch of lemon zest for lightness and a garnish of fresh basil for a wonderful aroma and fresh flavor that brings it all together." Firebyrd Firebyrd

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Another easy and delicious winner! My husband hates tilapia, but he was okay with this which says a lot. Our guests loved it.
vivshu 1 month ago

Best fish my wife as ever tasted
frankfear 2 months ago

Good easy recipe. Will make again.
kdrob213 3 months ago

I eliminated thyme and substituted parsley and turmeric. My family loved it.
kitbat 5 months ago

dmc577 7 months ago

I dont eat fish. My husband and kids love fish. I made this recipe and they loved it. So. I tried it and it was very good. Mostly it was simple and quick. Will be making it again.
charnea1 7 months ago

Delicious! My kids even like it. :)
terrycrookerbrock 9 months ago

My son liked it I did not. I won't be making it again.
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jennifferburns3 10 months ago

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