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Parmesan-Broiled Tilapia Recipe
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Parmesan-Broiled Tilapia Recipe

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I love that simple Parmesan cheese brings such richness to an otherwise mild-tasting fish. It's one dish where leftovers are never a problem! — Tracy Locken, Gillette, Wyoming
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery salt
  • 4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 4 lemon wedges

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix the first seven ingredients. Arrange fillets in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Spread cheese mixture over fish.
  2. Broil 4 in. from heat 4-5 minutes or until topping is lightly browned and fish flakes easily with a fork, rotating pan halfway for more even browning. Serve with lemon wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Parmesan-Broiled Tilapia in Simple & Delicious August/September 2013, p22

Light-Bodied White Wine

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


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PrplMonky5 248814
Reviewed May. 30, 2016

"This was really really good, but there was so much butter in it that I had an upset stomach for hours afterward. I think I might try to lower the butter somehow. I only made 1 large filet, but only cut the topping in half and that was the right amount. Because it was a thicker, larger filet, it took longer to cook, somewhere around 8 minutes. We will make this again, but I'll try to figure out a way to lower the butter."

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Momof2boysandajzgigi 241626
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2016

"Quick, easy and tasty. Perfect for a weeknight meal."

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obibon1 241213
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2016

"We did not add the basel or celery salt because we were out but added garlic and paprika and then baked it to 145*because the fish was frozen. It turned out fantastic"

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hfabermagic 232950
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2015

"great recipe. I would add a little salt and lengthen the cook time. I sprinkled fresh parsley on before serving."

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jetluvs2cook 231760
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2015

"quick, easy & delicious!"

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veggiemama 221557
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"This is wonderful! So delicious!"

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Dianaore 127529
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2014

"Loved it! Can I say it again, Loved it! Easy, tasty and everyone wanted seconds. I did pop mine in the microwave for a few mins as they were thick pieces and were done to perfection by looks but needed a bit more in the thick parts. We will have this one again and again."

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lorstout 198838
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2013

"Nice flavor. Substitute your favorite herbs for the basil if you are not a fan."

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maggie2375 127528
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2013

"Tasted great :) Will definitely do again,"

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kirbijo 213518
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2013

"We loved the cheese spread on this fish. It was delicious!"

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