Crispy Parmesan Tilapia Recipe

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Nurdan Ayaydın Modified: March 23, 2022
Crispy Parmesan Tilapia Recipe

How To Make Crispy Parmesan Tilapia

Cook an impressive 20-minute dish with this parmesan tilapia. The fish is coated with cornflakes and bread crumbs, cooked, then served with lemon slices.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 6tilapia fillets,defrosted if frozen
  • 2eggs
  • 4tspDijon mustard
  • 2tbspwater
  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • lemon slices,for serving

For Coating:

  • cupsPanko bread crumbs
  • 1cupcornflake crumbs
  • ½cupParmesan cheese,fresh grated
  • 1tspparsley flakes
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tsppepper


  1. In a small bowl, combine eggs, Dijon mustard, and water. Mix well and set aside. 

  2. In a separate dish, combine all of the coating ingredients.

  3. Dip each tilapia fillet into the egg mixture and then into the crumb mixture. Be sure to press the crumbs into the fish and make sure it’s completely coated.

  4. Once all of the fillets are coated, preheat butter and olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.  

  5. Place the coated fish fillets in the skillet, and cover with a lid. Cook for 3 minutes. Flip the fish, cover again, and cook for an additional 3 minutes.

  6. Serve with fresh lemon slices.


  • Calories: 306.10kcal
  • Fat: 13.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.92g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.75g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.29g
  • Fiber: 0.84g
  • Sugar: 1.11g
  • Protein: 31.49g
  • Cholesterol: 129.92mg
  • Sodium: 414.14mg
  • Calcium: 200.06mg
  • Potassium: 399.95mg
  • Iron: 2.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 104.94µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.27mg
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