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Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia

This quick and easy recipe was perfect for a busy weeknight. We really enjoyed it, and it was super low maintenance. The Parmesan makes it nice and buttery, and the lemon adds a nice, tangy finish. We liked this a lot, and I’ll definitely make it again. It went really well with the Caper and Sun Dried Tomato Couscous with Parsley that I made on the side.

Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia

Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia
Every Day with Rachael Ray – October 2006

It takes only five ingredients to make this tender fish dish!

Makes: 4 servings
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins

3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons paprika
1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
4 tilapia fillets (about 1 pound total)
1 lemon, cut into wedges

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees . In a shallow dish, combine the cheese with the paprika and parsley and season with salt and pepper. Drizzle the fish with olive oil and dredge in the cheese mixture. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake until the fish is opaque in the thickest part, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve the fish with the lemon wedges.

Big Flavors Rating: 4 Stars

Ashley Covelli is a food photographer, recipe developer, and culinary instructor based in Ossining, New York. She loves helping people become enthusiastic and adventurous in the kitchen so that they can build skills and confidence to cook for themselves and their loved ones. She can almost always be found with at least 3 different beverages within arm's reach.

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