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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Recipe: Broiled Tilapia Parmesan


Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

1/2 c. Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup Land-o-Lakes Spreadable Butter with Canola Oil
3 T. Kraft Mayonnaise made with olive oil
2 T. lime juice (I used the little plastic lime kind!)
1/4 t. dried basil
1/4 t. ground black pepper
1/8 t. onion powder
1/8 t. season salt (I'm leaving this out next time. It was kind of salty for us.)
2 lb. tilapia fillets

  1. Preheat your oven or toaster oven's broiler. I used our toaster oven. It's quite large, and it's made for broiling meals. Line a pan with aluminum foil, and spray it with olive oil cooking spray.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together everything except the fish. Set aside.

  3. Arrange fillets in a single layer on the prepared pan. Broil a few inches from the heat for 3 minutes. Flip the fillets over, and broil for another 3 minutes.

  4. Remove the fillets from the oven, and cover them with the Parmesan cheese mixture on the top side.

  5. Broil for 2 more minutes or until the topping is browned and bubbly. Can I just tell you how yummy this looked as it got browned and bubbly??? The fish should also flake easily with a fork. Be careful not to overcook!

This got a YUM rating from me, my husband, and my daughter! I served this with baked yams. It was a simple meal, but very good! And I couldn't believe how quickly the fish cooked in our little toaster oven broiler. I'll definitely do that again!

2 comments:

~Shelley~ said...

Hi there! Visiting from $5 Dinners! I love finding recipes for Tilapia..my 10yo daughter absolutely loves it!

Love your blog! I'm a new follower! I'd love for you to come visit me :)

~Shelley @ Shelley's Swag

Dede said...

I, too, love tilapia, as do the kids! It's so much cheaper than other seafood as well. Thanks for sharing the recipe!!