Tilapia Parmesan

Tilapia Parmesan


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A rich cheese sauce tops off baked fish fillets.

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  • 2 lb. tilapia fillets (orange roughy, cod or red snapper can be substituted)
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1/2 C. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 Tbs. or 1/2 stick butter, room temperature
  • 3 Tbs. mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbs. finely chopped green onions
  • 1/4 tsp. seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Dash of hot pepper sauce

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In buttered 13 by 9 inch baking dish, lay fillets in single layer. Do not stack fillets. Brush top with juice. In bowl, combine cheese, butter, mayonnaise, onions and seasonings. Mix well with fork. Bake fish in preheated oven 10 to 20 minutes or until fish just starts to flake. Spread with cheese mixture and bake until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Baking time will depend on the thickness of the fish you use. Watch fish closely so that it does not overcook. Makes 4 servings. Note This fish can also be made in a broiler. Broil 3 to 4 minutes or until almost done. Add cheese and broil another 2 to 3 minutes or until browned.

Reviews (17)

  • Excellent my family said every bit as goodas Red Lobsters. We give it Five muffins.

    Flag as inappropriate pamweiche13  |  March 3, 2013

  • This was delish! I served it with cheesy orzo, which was a great accompaniment. The only point I would mention, is that I left it in for about 15 min. the first time then an additional 15-20 min. after the addition of the sauce. The cooking time in the recipe wasn't nearly long enough. For all you Tilapia lovers, please give this one a try - you won't be disappointed.

    Flag as inappropriate serendipity70  |  April 16, 2012

  • There is not one time that I have served this meal that I did not rec eive raves. Thank you for making it so easy to make for a fantastic dinner to be served to guests

    Flag as inappropriate ditzie  |  February 13, 2012

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    Flag as inappropriate tanya89  |  February 7, 2012

  • This recipe is DELICIOUS. I cooked it on the Bar B Q grill. Spread the fish out on a disposable alumnium pan. I spread some of the sauce on before I grilled the fish on a low - med heat in the pan with the Bar B Q top down. About 10 minutes later I put the remainder of the sauce on the fillets and cooked for about 5 more minutes. I turned the pan a few times to keep the fish cooking evenly. It tasted delicous and will definately make this recipe again.

    Flag as inappropriate darngoodcook  |  April 8, 2010

  • So good! I have given this recipe to everyone I know! I have cooked it several times. I use the Kraft cheese and it works just fine.

    Flag as inappropriate melscott0502  |  January 7, 2010

  • Made this last nite. It is great!! We both loved it. I didn't have season salt so subbed lemon pepper. Will definitely do this again.

    Flag as inappropriate Fancyfree  |  March 26, 2009

  • Great recipe, my family loves it! By the way, don't use the grated kraft parmesan, It doesn't have the right consistancy.

    Flag as inappropriate jennylynn  |  January 4, 2009

  • I cooked this last night with Flounder. My family loved it. I did use the grated parmesan, which is a world of difference from the kraft pizza parmesan. Will keep this one for future use. Thanks!!

    Flag as inappropriate rtcdunn  |  August 26, 2008

  • I made this recipe just as soon as I received it. I add more green onion, use FRESH basil and add garlic to the sauce! I serve this regularly and have sent the recipe to family on the east coast, and they love it just as much as we do!!

    Flag as inappropriate jenkwhitson  |  June 9, 2008

  • My kids don't like fish, but they loved this recipe. I've made it several times & it always comes out perfect!

    Flag as inappropriate Luv2surf  |  May 13, 2008

  • I tried this recipe,with talapia very good. I mixed up a romaine and grape tomatos and put the talpia on top. YUM

    Flag as inappropriate talatha  |  March 29, 2008

  • I have a question...does the Parmesan cheese have to be fresh or can it be Kraft parmesan cheese that you use on pizza and spaghetti?

    Flag as inappropriate Juliet  |  March 6, 2008

  • This recipe was so superb, my family raved about it, we will continue to use recipe's from this Recipe4Living menu's.

    Flag as inappropriate MarieGoheen1944  |  March 4, 2008

  • Tried this tonight. It was wonderful. I made it with rainbow trout and tilapia. I sauted mushrooms and sliced almonds and added it to the fish when I spread on the butter sauce. It was to die for. The fish was so tendered. I baked it for the first half and broiled it for the second half. Even my kids loved it. This will definitely be added to my regular menu.

    Flag as inappropriate mj0409  |  March 3, 2008

  • This sounds fabulous!! I am going to try it this evening as I just happen to have 2 tilapia fillets.

    Flag as inappropriate nash4454@yahoo.com  |  March 3, 2008

  • My mom made white fish w/cheese for most of my growing up years. I usually use a cheddar sauce but parmesan sounds good too!

    Flag as inappropriate marycbeach  |  March 3, 2008

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