Gatorbek's Breaded and Fried Tilapia

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

The spicy breading gives this dish a kick without overpowering the mild tilapia flavor. Excellent with a good remoulade sauce!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a pie plate, lightly beat eggs with mayonnaise.
  2. Combine dry ingredients (bread crumbs, onion powder, mustard, cayenne, garlic powder, Old Bay, and S&P) in another pie plate.
  3. Over medium-high heat, heat oil and butter in a large, heavy skillet.
  4. Dip fish in egg mixture, then dredge through bread crumbs.
  5. Place in hot oil and fry until done, 2-3 minutes per side or until fish flakes easily.
  6. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Without thought to caloric intake is the very best way to eat this for lunch.

gailanng May 12, 2015

This was excellent. we like tilapia a lot and eat it often. Thanks for another great way to fix it.

Chef Stiles April 07, 2013

Great tilapia. I made this for a fish sandwich with tartar sauce, and coleslaw. Will use this recipe many times as DH and I loved it.

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