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two filets of tilapia on a plate with lemon aioli
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Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

This Parmesan Crusted Tilapia is flaky on the inside, crispy on the outside, and packed with cheesy flavor. Don't forget the homemade lemon aioli for dipping.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked fish, baked tilapia, parmesan tilapia
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 303kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth


  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (1 oz) packet dry ranch seasoning mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup finely grated parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 (4 oz) filets tilapia fresh or thawed if frozen and dried well
  • Lemon aioli


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with a silicone baking mat.
  • Place flour and ranch seasoning mix onto a large shallow plate and whisk to combine.
  • Place eggs and lemon juice onto another large shallow plate and whisk until combined.
  • Place parmesan, garlic powder, salt, and pepper onto a third large shallow plate and whisk to combine.
  • Working with one filet at a time, season with a touch of salt and pepper, then fully coat the filet in the flour/ranch mixture, then whisked egg/lemon juice, and then parmesan mixture.
  • Place onto the prepared baking sheet, then repeat with remaining filets.
  • Spritz each filet with cooking spray, then bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes or until the fish easily flakes with a fork and the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F.
  • Serve with lemon aioli and enjoy!
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Serving: 1filet | Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 171mg | Sodium: 1646mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 354IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 2mg