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Healthier Broiled Tilapia Parmesan


"This is my favorite tilapia recipe ever! I want to eat it every day. I make it a little healthier by using lite mayo and less butter."
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15 m servings 180 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 180 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 25.3 g
  • 51%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 231 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven broiler. Grease broiling pan or line with aluminum foil.
  2. Mix Parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise, and lemon juice together in a small bowl. Season with dried basil, pepper, onion powder, and celery salt. Mix well and set aside. Arrange fillets in a single layer on prepared pan.
  3. Broil a few inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Flip fillets over and broil for 2 or 3 minutes more. Remove fillets from oven and cover with Parmesan mixture on top side. Broil until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 2 minutes.


  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Broiled Tilapia Parmesan.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 437 Ratings

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VERRRRY tasty! I had made a few diferent Tilapia recipies with my frozen bag of fillets from Sams, and this is my FAVORITE! :D I had never even broiled something before, if that helps show how e...

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This recipe was only ok for me. I wanted to try the healthier version of my favorite tilapia recipe but was disappointed with the outcome. The "sauce" was much more soupy compared to the origina...

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VERRRRY tasty! I had made a few diferent Tilapia recipies with my frozen bag of fillets from Sams, and this is my FAVORITE! :D I had never even broiled something before, if that helps show how e...

Wow! This was delish - definitely restaurant quality! I made this with the Olive Oil Miracle Whip and skipped half the butter. This was super easy to make and will be on our menu rotation for qu...

this is just perfect!! i cut the recipe in half, and added old bay seasoning... and we all loved it!! I feel so much better knowing its a healthy recipe!! thanks for sharing!!

Delicious flavor. The only thing I did different was bake it at 350 for about 15-20 minutes.

I did add panko crumbs for texture, and they are low fat so it doesn't take away from the healthy part. I used garlic powder and paprika in place of the celery salt....Delish!

WOW !! So Delicious ! If you are trying to get your kids to eat fish then this is the recipe you have to try. I usually cook Salmon on our fish nights just because of the benefits from all The O...

Great! I had been making the Talapia Parmesan regular recipe and I substituted this one...less fat, and just as tasty!

Delicious! Creative topping. I subbed sour cream as my hubby hates mayonnaise. Turned out great.

really liked this because top was browned and crunchy. I thought it was a bit squishy in the fatter parts