Italian Breadcrumb-Crusted Tilapia W/Lemon

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Tilapia pan-fried in vegetable oil and lemon juice with crispy Italian breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Separate Italian breadcrumbs, egg/milk, and flour into 3 separate mixing bowls.
  2. Combine garlic, onion, pepper, Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.
  3. Also, add pinches of each spice to the flour.
  4. Heat stove top at medium, and add veggie oil and 3 slices of lemon.
  5. Place each fillet first in flour mixture, coat well. Followed by the egg mixture, and finally the breadcrumb mixture. Make sure to coat well.
  6. Add up to two fillets into the oiled frying pan and cook till light brown on either side. Make sure to drain the lemons of juice into the pan.
  7. Drain on paper towels over plates before serving.
Most Helpful

VERY easy to cook and delicious

RoseB86 August 05, 2013

This is a gr8 dish... my 3 yr old daughter is a picky eater and this fish was a hit with her too.. she said it tastes just like nuggets... it's definitely a keeper

nidhik_in April 06, 2009

This was awesome. Even my girls who hate fish ate it. As my kids say "its a keeper"

militarywifey05 April 04, 2009