Parmesan Crusted Lemon Pepper Tilapia is the BEST Tilapia Recipe we have ever tasted. This Parmesan Crusted Tilapia is as healthy as it is delicious, and it’s SUPER EASY as well! This Lemon Pepper Tilapia Recipe is so flavorful and made in under 20 minutes. Best Easy Seafood Recipe.
Parmesan Crusted Lemon Pepper Tilapia is the ultimate easy tilapia recipe.
This Lemon Pepper Tilapia Recipe checks a lot of boxes for me. It’s easy (made in under 20 minutes), healthy (under 350 calories), and SO DELICIOUS! I have always loved seafood, especially salmon and tilapia, so I’m always looking for new EASY Seafood Recipes.
I’ve been trying to make healthier dishes lately, and its always a plus when they are easy as well. This Parmesan Crusted Lemon Pepper Tilapia Recipe blew me away. Prep time and cook time COMBINED…it took 15 minutes. Combined!!! Like I said…I’m in love.
What does Tilapia Taste Like?
Tilapia is a very mild and flakey white fish. It doesn’t have a fishy taste or odor at all. I love that it has such a mild taste that lends itself to virtually any flavor combination. I LOVE Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with Lemon Pepper. So delicious!
What are the health benefits of Tilapia?
Tilapia has many beneficial qualities, such as nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, including significant amounts of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, potassium, vitamin B12, niacin, and vitamin B6. Well, wow! Don’t mind if I do.
How long will this Tilapia Recipe keep in the fridge/freezer and how do you know if Tilapia has gone bad?
This Lemon Pepper Tilapia Recipe should stay fresh in the fridge for 3-4 days or in the freezer for up to 4 months. You can tell that Tilapia has gone bad if it develops a fishy odor/sour smell or has a dull color/slimy texture. Gross…but good information to know!
Parmesan Crusted Tilapia is a delicious and easy seafood recipe that anyone can make, and everyone will love!
The lemon pepper parmesan crust on this Tilapia Recipe was so flavorful and simple. I tend to always serve it with rice and it was a delicious, EASY, and healthy dinner. This Parmesan Crusted Tilapia would also be tasty served with sides such as Brussels Sprouts, Crock Pot Potatoes, or Parmesan Broccoli.
YUM. I’m remembering how good this Tilapia Recipe tasted while I upload the pictures! Who knew healthy tasted this good. This is the type of recipe that makes me want to find more healthy recipes that are light on calories but not flavor.
I hope you can make this Tilapia Recipe, and then have the extra time to enjoy your family, friends, or whatever you choose! I think I’ll waste mine by watching all the reality tv on my DVR. There’s always some version of the Real Housewives on my DVR that is calling my name!
See the recipe card below for full details on How to Make Lemon Pepper Tilapia. Enjoy!
Parmesan Crusted Lemon Pepper Tilapia Recipe
- 4 tilapia filets about 4 oz each
- 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan
- 1/4 cup diced green onions optional
- lemon cut into wedges
- Preheat the oven to 400F.
Mix together the grated Parmesan, lemon pepper, parsley and salt. Drizzle the tilapia with olive oil, then coat with the cheese mixture, pressing it in lightly with your fingers to make sure it sticks. sprinkle lightly with shredded parmesan. Transfer to foil lined baking sheet.
- Bake until the fish is opaque in the thickest part, about 10 minutes.
To brown further, broil for about 5 more minutes until cheese crust is slightly crispy (watch carefully to make sure fish doesn't burn)
Top with green onions and serve and serve with lemon wedges, optional.