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Broiled tilapia parmesan

Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

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Broiled Tilapia Parmesan is easy and extremely flavorful! Parmesan cheese, dried herbs and spices and lemon juice are blended in a creamy topping before being spread on tilapia fillets. Broil until flaky and delicious!
Serves 4.
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American
Keyword broiled, easy seafood recipe, fish, parmesan, seafood, tilapia
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 392
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 1/4 cup butter softened at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese plus more for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • avocado oil spray or extra light olive oil
  • 4 tilapia fillets or around 1½ pounds total
  • minced fresh parsley for serving


  • Preheat your broiler and line a cookie sheet with foil and lightly spray with olive oil.
  • In a small bowl mix together; butter, mayo, parmesan, Old Bay, basil, black pepper, onion powder and celery salt. Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon and set a side.
  • Arrange the tilapia with the dark vein (bottom) side up and broil all fish together for 3 minutes.
  • Remove and carefully flip the fish so they are now right side up.
  • Divide the parmesan mixture over each fillet and slide back into the oven for 3 more minutes or until the fish is opaque and flakes easily and the topping is golden and bubbly.
  • Serve with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and minced parsley.


Serving: 1fillet | Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 538mg | Potassium: 555mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 478IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 1mg