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Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Servings: 6 servings
Author: Jennifer Locklin


  • 1 1/2 pounds tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 t kitchen salt
  • 1/2 t lemon pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Line a large baking pan with foil; spray with cooking spray. Place all fish fillets on pan and pat dry with a clean paper towel.
  • In small bowl, stir mayonnaise, lemon juice, lemon zest, kitchen salt and lemon pepper until blended. Spread over top of each fillet. In another small bowl, mix bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and softened butter together until well blended.  Spread evenly over mayonnaise mixture on each fillet; pat crumb mixture lightly into mayonnaise.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork and top is golden brown.