Parmesan Cheese Tilapia

Parmesan Cheese Tilapia
Parmesan Cheese Tilapia

Tilapia can be prepared a hundred different ways, but a Parmesan cheesy crusted tilapia is truly divine

Parmesan Cheese Tilapia
(Photo courtesy of Carol McCann)

Serves: 8

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery salt
  • 2 pounds tilapia fillets

Preparation:

Preheat your oven's broiler. Grease a broiling pan or line pan with aluminum foil.


In a small bowl, mix together the Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Season with dried basil, pepper, onion powder and celery salt. Mix well and set aside.


Arrange fillets in a single layer on the prepared pan. Broil a few inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Flip the fillets over and broil for a couple of more minutes.


Remove the fillets from the oven and cover them with the Parmesan cheese mixture on the top side. Broil for 2 more minutes or until the topping is browned and fish flakes easily with a fork. Be careful not to overcook the fish.

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