Easy Baked Fish with Lemon


Fish fillets are topped with bread crumbs, lemon zest, and parsley, then baked to flaky perfection. You can use any kind of fish for this recipe.

close up view of Baked Fish with Lemon and fresh herbs, on a white plate
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 serving cooking spray

  • 2 pounds tilapia fillets, cut into serving-sized pieces

  • 1 cup dry seasoned bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ cup melted butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Place tilapia pieces into the prepared baking dish. Combine bread crumbs, parsley, lemon zest, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Mix in melted butter and sprinkle mixture over fish fillets.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until tilapia flakes easily with a fork, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

439 Calories
16g Fat
20g Carbs
51g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 439
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 114mg 38%
Sodium 384mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 51g
Vitamin C 5mg 25%
Calcium 135mg 10%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 1013mg 22%

* 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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