Tilapia Lemon Parmesan

Tilapia Lemon Parmesan

Makes 6 servings


  • 2 ½ lbs tilapia fillets
  • 2-4 tsp butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 lemons and/or sliced fresh parsley to garnish


  1. Rinse the tilapia fillets in cold water and drain thoroughly. Top with butter or margarine and 2-4 tsp of lemon juice. Broil about 4 inches from the source of heat for approximately 5 to 6 minutes or until the fish is opaque and flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  2. Mix mayonnaise, 2 tbsp lemon juice and Parmesan cheese to make sauce.
  3. Top each portion with 1-2 tbsp. of Lemon Parmesan sauce; broil 2-3 minutes or until sauce puffs and turns golden brown.
  4. Place fillets on serving plate; garnish with lemon slices and fresh parsley.