Lemon Crumb Tilapia

Lemon Crumb Tilapia

12 ounces tilapia fillets, thawed
¼ cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese (fresh)
1 tsp garlic salt
1 tsp lemon zest
3 tbsp butter
1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
Rinse fish and pat dry. Combine bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, garlic salt, and lemon peel on waxed paper. Melt 2 tablespoons butter. Dip fillets in melted butter. Coat fillet with crumb mixture. In nonstick skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter with oil over medium heat. Cook fillets for 2 to 4 minutes per side or until fish flakes easily. Sprinkle with lemon juice. When removing fish from skillet, use a spatula or the fish will fall apart.

Yield: Four-Six Servings
Serve with steamed broccoli & white rice. Substitute the water ratio with chicken broth and zest some of the lemon into the rice for a different variaton.

One Response to “Lemon Crumb Tilapia”

  1. Vicky — May 8, 2007 @ 3:23 pm

    I just made this fish for dinner this evening and it was delicious!!! I had never had tilapia, but I think we have a new favorite. :) And my husband is NOT a big fish guy, but he thought it was fantastic – tasted like a restaurant-style entree. Thanks, Amy!!

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