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Baked Tilapia Parmesan

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Prep/Cooking Time: 30 minutes / 5 mins prep


1/2 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
2 lbs tilapia fillets
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease baking pan. In small bowl, mix together the cheese, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice, basil, onion powder, salt and pepper.

Arrange fillets in a single layer in prepared pan. Bake for 20 – 30 minutes until done and flaky.

Remove fillets from oven and cover them with the cheese mixture on top side. Place under broiler for 2 minutes or until the topping is browned.

Be careful not to overcook the fish.

Makes 8 servings.


  1. Lisa

    I made this last night for my in laws….they LOVED it!! IT was delicious! And sooo easy! Thanks!!

  2. dazmae

    Oh, I have to try this, we love tilapia. Thanks.

  3. Trish

    Great recipe and so easy to fix! I sub’d fresh basil for the dry. Gret flavor!!! Thanks

  4. Jamie

    I’m so excited to try this…it is going in the kitchen right now! 🙂

  5. Patti

    My family loved this recipe and it was very easy. It tasted like what you get at a nice restaurant. Thanks!

  6. sherry

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the Baked Tilapia Parmesan. It is so simple and so good. Look forward to trying some of the other recipes.

  7. Hilary

    I made this for me and my husband a couple of weeks ago and he is still talking about how good it was. But, I added a little feta along with it and it gave it just a little kick! And my husband doesn’t like feta!

  8. Nicki

    Oooh, I hadn’t tried it with feta, that sounds delicious. Thanks for the tip! 😀

  9. John

    Great recipe, family loves it, I always have to double it. I add Corriander and Taragon sometimes, mostly Taragon,either way, my families favorite fish dish surpassing the cajun catfish.

  10. AmyJo

    I made this for supper tonight and it was wonderful. Thank you!

  11. Elizabeth

    Just made the tilapia parmesan. Awesome and so easy. My whole family ate it, and had seconds. Thank you!

  12. Janessa

    I had fujn making this recipe… My daughter helped me make it and had fun making it.

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