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Baked Tilapia

This Baked Tilapia is light, fresh, and super healthy! It’s a 20-minute dinner that everyone will love. Serve next to rice or quinoa and your favorite roasted or steamed vegetable!


Gather your Ingredients

– 2 tablespoons canola oil (divided) – 4 tilapia fillets (full fillets or 6-8 loins) – ½ cup milk or buttermilk – ¾ cup seasoned bread crumbs (Panko or fine) – ¼ cup all purpose flour – 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan – 2 teaspoons seasoning salt (reduce to 1 teaspoon if you prefer less salty) – 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning – ½ teaspoon salt – ½ teaspoon garlic powder – ½ teaspoon paprika – ¼ teaspoon black pepper


Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Pat tilapia dry with paper towel to remove any excess moisture.Whisk together milk and egg in a wide shallow dish. Coat tilapia in milk mixture


Combine bread crumbs, flour, Parmesan, seasoning salt, Italian seasoning, salt, garlic powder, paprika and pepper in a large glass dish. Press firmly into the coating mixture, coating both sides well.


Place on the prepared baking sheet and repeat until all are done. Spray the top of the fish with spray oil or non-stick spray.


Bake at 425 degrees F for 10-12 minutes, until the internal temperature is 145 degrees F and the crust is lightly browned and crispy. You can broil for 1-2 minutes to brown the crust further if desired.