Dijon-Crusted Fish Recipe
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Dijon-Crusted Fish Recipe

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Dijon, Parmesan and a hint of horseradish give this toasty fish from Scott Schmidtke of Chicago, Illinois lots of flavor. The preparation is so easy, it takes just 5 to 7 minutes to get 4 servings ready for the oven.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish
  • 4 tilapia fillets (5 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 214 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch


  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon cheese, lemon juice, mustard and horseradish. Place fillets on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Spread mayonnaise mixture evenly over fillets.
  2. Combine the bread crumbs, butter and remaining cheese; sprinkle over fillets. Bake at 425° for 13-18 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Dijon-Crusted Fish in Light & Tasty December/January 2007, p63

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 Apr. 12, 2016

"Great, quick dinner. The Dijon mixture adds great flavor to the Tilapi. I used Panko and the topping added a wonderful crunch."

Reviewed Feb. 29, 2016

"Don't like fish, but this I just loved!!!!"

Reviewed Nov. 1, 2015

"This was a hit!!! My mom had never had salmon before (funny about fishy tastes) and she loved it. Will definitely make this again!"

Reviewed May. 6, 2015

"Delicious! I was out of Dijon mustard so I used spicy brown mustard. I will definitely be making this again."

Reviewed Apr. 16, 2015

"Very tasty! Crunchy from dry bread crumbs."

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