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

5 5

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

5 5

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

5 5

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.