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Breaded Baked Tilapia Recipe
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Breaded Baked Tilapia Recipe

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So much flavor…so few ingredients! A quick and easy crumb coating makes this yummy tilapia recipe ideal for busy weeknights. Try the breading on cod for a change of pace. —Brandi Castillo, Santa Maria, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 tilapia fillets (5 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 143 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 356 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 4 lean meat.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, cheese, garlic salt and oregano. Coat fillets in crumb mixture. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  2. Bake 8-12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Baked Tilapia in Simple & Delicious September/October 2009, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 143 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 356 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 4 lean meat.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2015

"I just made this. I had two thawed tilapia filets and wanted a quick easy recipe. I am GF so I used Gluten Free Bread Crumbs and italian seasoning from one of those home party companies (not sure I can say the brand here), it's like italian seasoning with garlic and onion in it. And I also used the parmesan. I dipped the filets in egg white 1st, then breaded and pressed the breading on, then I spritzed with an olive oil spritzer and baked at 425 for 15 minutes. Came out perfect, crispy and browned."

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Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014

"Absolutely fantastic! Execellent flavor. My sweetie has already requested I make it again. As for the comments about the crust, I has no issues. I rinses the fish and then sprinkling the crust mixture... perfect."

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Reviewed Aug. 25, 2014

"Well this was OK but with reservations. I didn't have tilapia but used swai , similar to catfish. Per a few reviews I dipped the fish in beaten egg to hold the breading. Unfortunately even after 15 minutes no crust formed. Next time I plan to pan fry to get a nice crust. Tasty, yes. I'll use basil instead of oregano."

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Reviewed Aug. 20, 2014

"I cooked mine at 450F from frozen and it was so delicious! The fish was moist and flaky and the seasonings were just fantastic. Served with long grain rice and a tossed salad."

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Reviewed Jun. 12, 2014

"1/2 t garlc salt and add 1/2 t. seafood or Garlic Herb seasoning. Use w tilapia with cucumber relish"

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