March 11, 2008

Lemon Parmesan Tilapia

This dish is ultra-easy to prepare and make.  In fact, from start to finish, it took me less than 20 minutes.  I had some frozen tilapia fillets that I thawed overnight.  I love cheese, so when I came across this recipe I had to try it out.  After the first bite, I knew this needed to be shared!  I chose to stir fry some french green beans with garlic oil to round out the meal. You're going to love this dish!

Lemon Parmesan Tilapia Ingredients
  • 2-2 1/2 pounds Tilapia fillets
  • 2-3 tsp. softened butter
  • 3 tsp. fresh lemon juice or concentrate (about 2 tsp for concentrate)

Lemon Parmesan Sauce
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise 
  • 2 tblsp. fresh lemon juice (or less for concentrate)
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

Garnish (optional)
  • fresh lemon slices
  • parsley

Cooking Directions
  • Rinse the tilapia filets in cold water and pat dry with paper towels
  • Place on baking sheet lined with aluminum foil lightly coated with cooking spray (you don't have to use aluminum foil, but it makes clean-up real easy)
  • Turn on oven to broil 
  • Mix butter and lemon juice together in a small bowl
  • Mix mayonnaise, lemon juice, and parmesan cheese together in a slightly larger bowl
  • Coat the tilapia with the butter/lemon juice mixture and place under broiler. Set timer for 5 minutes
  • When the timer goes off, take out the fillets and coat with the mayo/lemon juice/parmesan cheese mixture
  • Place back under broiler for 3 more minutes (until the surface has a toasted cheese appearance)
  • Take out of broiler and devour!
I've been eating the meal in the picture the whole time I've been writing this blog entry, and ooooweeeeeee is it good! Enjoy!


Carrie said...

Just discovered your blog Travis! Love it!! This tilapia looks amazing! I can't wait to try some of your recipes!!

Christelle said...

Ouh! that looks so tasty!!!


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