Wednesday, April 7, 2010

What Are We Eating Wednesday? Parmesan Tilapia

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This is a super easy and quite tasty meal. This recipe can be used on other fish (like salmon)* you just need to adjust the cooking time to accommodate the thickness of the fish.

Ingredients:
Tilapia (or fish of choice)
1 cup mayo
1/4 stick butter (melted)
1/2 t. basil
1/2 t. onion powder (or you can use 1/4 cup diced onion)
pepper to taste
juice of 1 lemon
Parmesan cheese to sprinkle

Combine all ingredients (except fish and Parmesan cheese).

On a foil covered baking sheet, place the tilapia and coat heavily with the mayo mixture.

Broil for 7 min. then remove from oven and flip over (try to coat with the run-off mixture).

Broil for an additional 3-4 min. Keep a close eye on the fish as it cooks VERY quickly!

Enjoy!

*Tilapia is a very thin and quick cooking fish. I would expect salmon to take closer to 9 min for the first side and then another 4-5 for the second side. This is speculation, as I haven't used this method on salmon... so keep a close eye on it!

3 comments:

Liz said...

Hi Michelle - I've been following your blog for a few weeks now and have tried quite a few of the recipes you have posted. They always turn out great and are so easy. Thanks!!

Kelli said...

Yay! Did you know that just a few days ago we were asking your parents for ideas about a good way to cook Tilapia?! They recommended something like this, and I'm glad to have it all written down now. Can't wait to try it!

Green Onions Gal Karen said...

Will definitely give this one a go, thanks!