Simple Breaded Tilapia Recipe: Crunchy Pan-fried Fish Recipe Is a Tasty 15-Minute Meal by Ann Marie G.H. Patitucci

Seafood Dinner
6 months ago
Simple Breaded Tilapia Recipe: Crunchy Pan-fried Fish Recipe Is a Tasty 15-Minute Meal

My husband and I both love fish (and the health benefits) and are always looking for new fish recipes. Our boys, however, are not fans (with the exception of fish sticks!), so we’re also looking for ways to get them to eat fish. This pan-fried fish recipe works well for everyone (see the picky eater hack at the end).

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil (I tend to use slightly more than 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 pound tilapia fillets, halved lengthwise

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine panko and parsley on a plate. Mix egg and milk in a bowl.
  2. Dip each fillet in the egg/milk mixture. Shake off the excess. Lightly dip each fillet in the panko/parsley mixture. Sprinkle each side lightly with salt.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add fillets and cook until golden brown on the outside and no longer translucent in the center, about 4 minutes.
  4. Turn and cook until the other side is golden brown on the outside and no longer translucent in the center, another 4 minutes. Serve immediately or keep warm in the oven at 200 degrees F. Serve with tartar sauce, vegetables and the starch of your choice.

Picky Eater Hack: Cut a couple of the fillets into strips and prepare as directed above. Serve “fish sticks” with a few sauces for the kids to try: ranch, ketchup and Cajun dipping sauce for a little kick.

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Genius picky eater hack 😋
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Yum, this looks so light and refreshing, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead ! We try to eat fish a couple times a week, so thanks for the fresh idea.

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