Tilapia is a lean and nutritious fish that is low in fat and high in protein. When it is coated with parmesan cheese, the dish becomes even more flavorful while retaining its health benefits.

Some potential benefits of parmesan crusted tilapia fillets include:

  1. High Protein Content: Tilapia is a great source of protein, which is necessary for building and repairing tissues in the body.
  2. Low Calorie Count: Tilapia is low in calories, making it a good option for those trying to maintain or lose weight.
  3. Low Fat Content: Tilapia is also low in fat, particularly saturated fat, which can help lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.
  4. Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Tilapia contains omega-3 fatty acids, which are important for maintaining heart health, reducing inflammation, and improving brain function.
  5. Rich in Vitamins and Minerals: Tilapia is a good source of vitamins B12 and D, as well as minerals like phosphorus, selenium, and potassium.

Overall, parmesan crusted tilapia fillets can be a healthy and delicious addition to a balanced diet.

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia Fillets

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 210 kcal


  • To make Parmesan Crusted Tilapia Fillets, you will need the following equipment:
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper or aluminum foil
  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk or fork
  • Sharp knife or kitchen shears
  • Cutting board
  • Food processor or cheese grater (if grating cheese by hand)
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Optional equipment
  • Non-stick cooking spray or oil for greasing the baking sheet
  • Tongs for flipping the fillets during cooking


  • ¾  cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 2  teaspoons paprika
  •   salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 4  tilapia fillets
  • 1  drizzle  olive oil


  • Step 1
    Preheat the stove to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Step 2
    Whisk Parmesan cheddar, parsley, paprika, salt, and pepper together in a shallow dish.
  • Step 3
    Cover tilapia filets with olive oil and press into the Parmesan cheddar blend. Orchestrate covered filets on the pre-arranged baking sheet.
  • Step 4
    Heat in the preheated stove until the fish chips effectively with a fork, 10 to 12 minutes.