Pan-Seared Tilapia

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by nsomniak6

Quick, easy and quite nice. I usually put the fillets over mashed potatoes and to make it super quick I prepare the frozen mashed potatoes, but of course homemade are much better. I usually side this with sauteed spinach or summer squash.

Top Review by eye_love2cook

Loved this recipe...I added some parmesan to the bread crumb mixture and served it up with Spanish yellow rice and a salad...YUM!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Mix Bread crumbs with parsley and basil.
  3. Heat skillet to med-high heat.
  4. While pan is heating ,salt and pepper filets on both sides and dip in olive oil and gently shake off excess. Dip into breadcrumbs and set aside.
  5. Heat remaining oil in pan until just starting smoke and add filets.
  6. Sear 2-5 minutes on each side, depending on thickness of filets (2 mins each side for thinner filets, 4 mins for thicker cut.).
  7. Slide filets into broiler pan and broil 3 minutes more until cooked through.
  8. Serve immediately.

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