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Kid-Friendly Fish Recipe

Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia

Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia

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Kid-Friendly Fish Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
    2 ounces grated fresh Parmesan cheese (about 1/2 cup)
    1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
    2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
    8 lemon wedges

Directions

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a shallow dish; place eggs in another shallow dish. Rinse fillets; pat dry with paper towels. Dip fillets in egg; dredge in panko mixture.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil; swirl to coat. Add half of fillets to pan; cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Wipe pan with paper towels. Repeat procedure with remaining oil and fillets. Serve with lemon wedges.

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 fillet and 2 lemon wedges)

Hands-On Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes

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