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Crispy Parmesan Tilapia recipe

Crispy Parmesan Tilapia Recipe - quick and easy tilapia fillets breaded with Parmesan and pan-fried until golden and crispy. Flaky on the inside and crispy on the outside, this tilapia will be your favorite fish dinner!

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Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword breaded tilapia, fried tilapia, Parmesan crusted tilapia
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 409 kcal
Author Anna


  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil for frying


  1. Season tilapia fillets with salt.
  2. In one shallow dish, egg and milk. Whisk well. In another shallow dish, place flour. In the third shallow dish, stir breadcrumbs with Parmesan.
  3. Dip each tilapia fillet in flour first, then egg mixture, then breadcrumb mixture.
  4. Heat up oil in large frying pan over medium heat. Fry each tilapia fillet on both sides until golden brown. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Crispy Parmesan Tilapia recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 409 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 132mg44%
Sodium 592mg26%
Potassium 564mg16%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 115IU2%
Calcium 126mg13%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.