Parmesan Crusted Tilapia Fillets


This recipe for Parmesan-crusted tilapia is quick and easy with plenty of flavor! Even my husband (who doesn't like fish that much) went back for seconds. Works well in low-carb diets.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 teaspoons paprika

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 4 tilapia fillets

  • 1 drizzle olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Whisk Parmesan cheese, parsley, paprika, salt, and pepper together in a shallow dish.

  3. Coat tilapia fillets with olive oil and press into the Parmesan cheese mixture. Arrange coated fillets on the prepared baking sheet.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the fish flakes easily with a fork, 10 to 12 minutes.

    close up view of Parmesan Crusted Tilapia Fillets with rice and broccoli

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

210 Calories
9g Fat
1g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 210
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 280mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 205mg 16%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 506mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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