Easy baked tilapia with lemon and Parmesan cheese is one of the best tilapia recipes. This baked tilapia recipe takes 20 mins to cook the tilapia fish.
There are many delicious and easy tilapia recipes you can make at home, for example: baked tilapia.
In this tilapia recipe, I will teach you how to bake tilapia fish in an oven with lemon and Parmesan cheese.
You will also learn the cooking tips to make the fish taste good, without the muddy and fishy taste.
Tilapia is one of my favorite white fish.
If you are wondering, tilapia is a real fish and not a processed fish product.
It’s a fresh water fish found in rivers, streams, ponds and lakes, but mostly farmed these days.
It’s packed with protein, non-fatty and low in calories.
When cooked properly, tilapia is flaky, mild tasting and light.
This is probably the most commonly asked question about the fish.
As tilapia fish is mild tasting, cook using ingredients that enhance the flavor and camouflage the potential “muddy” taste, for example: lemon, spices and cheese.
Oven baking is the preferred method to bake tilapia.
Yes, it is very healthy.
The oceans are over-fished, making farm raised tilapia a healthy alternative to its deep-sea counterparts.
If you have a fresh seafood market, you should definitely buy live ones.
The fish monger will clean and cut it into fillets for you.
Fresh tilapia has a sweet and fresh taste, without any fishy or foul smell.
If you don’t have live fish options, you can pick a good one by looking at the appearance of the fillet.
It should be firm, with a somewhat translucent flesh but not sticky or slimy to the touch.
The fillets should also be free of white or color spots.
For frozen tilapia, I recommend the ones imported from Indonesia or Mexico. Stay away from those farmed in China.
There are many ways to make this easy tilapia recipe:
This tilapia recipe is 285 calories per serving, with only 13 g of fat.
This meal is best served with side dishes. For a wholesome meal and easy weeknight dinner, I recommend the following recipes.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Amount Per Serving Calories 398Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 139mgSodium 499mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 69g