Parmesan Tilapia

Pinterest has given me a lot of good ideas for food, lately. Tonight, I made the “Best Broccoli Ever”, and this fish to go with it. They went together so nicely, I’d recommend pairing them again. If you have your act together, it’s a pretty easy meal to throw together, and wicked healthy, if you’re into that kind of thing. The original Pin directed me to TricksChefs.net, where the recipe is posted. (and where I stole the picture from)

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup butter, softened
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
1/8 teaspoon celery salt
2 pounds tilapia fillets

Preheat your oven’s broiler. Grease a broiling pan or line pan with aluminum foil.

In a small bowl, mix together the Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Season with dried basil, pepper, onion powder and celery salt. Mix well and set aside.

Arrange fillets in a single layer on the prepared pan. Broil a few inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Flip the fillets over and broil for a couple more minutes. Remove the fillets from the oven and cover them with the Parmesan cheese mixture on the top side.

Broil for 2 more minutes or until the topping is browned and fish flakes easily with a fork. Be careful not to over cook the fish.

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5 Responses to Parmesan Tilapia

  1. starlaschat says:

    This looks like a really good recpie. :+)

  2. Joy says:

    This look SO good. I’m printing this out right now and may make it tomorrow night. YUM. I also love the idea of the broccoli with this. Thanks Laura.

  3. Nikki says:

    This does sound good. I’m always scared to buy fish from the store though! Do you buy the frozen stuff, or the fresh fish by the deli?

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