Broiled Tilapia: Quick, Nutritious, and Kid Approved Recipe Team Team Published June 1, 2020

Let me just come right out and say it.  I am not a huge fan of fish.  I never make it.  Ever.  But after listening to friends go on and on about how much they, and more importantly their children, love tilapia, I had no choice but to try it out on some unsuspecting soulsmy family.   And I will tell you right here… my children ATE FISH.  Not only that, they LOVED it.  Who woulda thought?

How To Make Broiled Tilapia: Quick, Nutritious, and Kid Approved

This flavorful Broiled Tilapia is a quick, nutritious, and kid-approved recipe to serve on your dinner table. Savor the crisp skin smothered in parmesan cheese and various seasonings. It's a simple dish with a whole lot of flavor!

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins


  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice, fresh
  • ¼ tsp dried basil
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • tsp onion powder
  • tsp celery salt
  • 2 lbs tilapia fillets


  1. Turn your oven on to the broil setting.

  2. Adjust the rack a few inches away from the broiling burner.

  3. Line the bottom of your broiling pan with tinfoil.

  4. Arrange the fillets in a single layer on your broiling pan.
  5. In a bowl, cream together the parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise, lemon juice, basil, pepper, onion powder, and celery salt. Set aside.

  6. Place fish in the oven. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes.

  7. Flip the filets over and return them to the broiler for another 2 to 3 minutes.

  8. Remove from the oven. Cover the fish with the Parmesan cheese mixture.

  9. Return the fish to the oven and broil for an additional 2 minutes, or until the coating has become slightly brown.

  10. Serve this Broiled Tilapia with a bowl of salad on the side to amp up the nutritious meal!


  • Calcium: 87mg
  • Calories: 221kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 63mg
  • Fat: 13g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 348mg
  • Protein: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 295mg
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 303IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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