Yield: Serves 5

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Looking for the perfect Tilapia recipe? This Parmesan Crusted Tilapia is the ideal combination of easy and impressive. Budget friendly, kid approved and down right delicious tilapia that anyone can make!


  • 5 large tilapia fillets (about 1.5 pounds total)
  • 1 cup panko crumbs
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning mix
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • pinch of crushed red pepper
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • parsley, for garnish, optional


  1. In a small shallow bowl, whisk egg white with water until frothy. Set aside.
  2. In a second small shallow bowl, combine panko with parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and crushed red pepper.
  3. Dip each piece of tilapia in whisked egg whites, then coat completely in parmesan crust.
  4. Place on a foil lined baking sheet, repeat for remaining fillets.
  5. Bake in a 400 degree oven for about 12-14 minutes, until fish flakes with fork. Garnish with fresh parsley, optional.


  • cooking time may vary depending on size/thickness of fish

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 386Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 146mgSodium: 666mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 55g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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