This Parmesan Crusted Tilapia is a simple fish recipe that is done in 20 minutes and will even impress non-fish lovers!
I know that we will be eating in tonight for Valentine’s Day, and this Parmesan Crusted Tilapia would actually make a great dinner in idea. I always feel a little fancy when we eat fish at home, so serve this with some Vanilla Bean Rice Pudding with Raspberries and Salted Caramel, and your date night in is planned!!
¾ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons paprika
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 tilapia filets (about 4 oz each)
lemon, cut into wedges
- Step 1
Preheat the oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with foil.
- Step 2
In a shallow bowl, mix together the Parmesan, paprika, parsley and salt. Drizzle the tilapia with the olive oil, then dredge in the cheese mixture, pressing it in lightly with your fingers if necessary. Transfer to the baking sheet.
- Step 3
Bake until the fish is opaque in the thickest part, 10-12 minutes. Serve with the lemon slices.