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Pumpkin Seed Crusted Tilapia

Author: Jennifer Locklin


  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds toasted
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried chives optional
  • ½ teaspoon ground cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
  • 6-6 oz Tilapia fillets


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, combine pumpkin seeds, parmesan, garlic, chives, cayenne pepper and butter. Mix well.
  • Place fish, skin side down, in a greased baking pan large enough to hold in a single layer.
  • Spread mayonnaise evenly over fish. Sprinkle evenly with crumb mixture, lightly pressing into fish.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork.