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Parmesan-Broiled Tilapia

Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
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

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022

Parmesan-Broiled Tilapia

Prep Time 15 min
Yield 4 servings.


  • 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


  1. In a small bowl, mix the first 7 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet: 306 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 381mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 35g protein.