Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Baked parmesan tilapia (Fareway recipe)

Review by Lyndee:

4 filets tilapia
1 cup flour
1 large egg
¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tsp paprika
1 Tbsp fresh parsley
1 dash Salt
1 dash pepper
1 Medium lemon, cut into wedges (optional)

Preheat oven to 400F.  Place flour in shallow dish. Beat egg and place in a separate shallow dish.  Combine cheese, paprika and parsley in a shallow dish. Drizzle fish with olive or canola oil and dredge in flour, then egg, and then cheese mixture. Place on foil-lined baking sheet and bake until opaque about 10 to 12 minutes.  Serve with lemon wedges.

I love the crusted tilapia that they sell at the meat counter at Fareway so when I saw they posted this recipe I was super excited.  I followed the directions and it turned out magnificent! Next time I will try ¼ cup egg beaters instead of an egg to cut some fat and calories.  Also, I didn’t have lemon wedges so I just sprinkled some lemon juice on the filets.  So yummy!!

Servings: Makes 4 servings  Total prep time: 20 minutes
Nutrition information per serving:  252 calories; 13 g fat; 5 g saturated; 74 mg cholesterol; 344 mg sodium; 1 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 33 g protein

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