An easy, fast and super crunchy Tilapia recipe that will please all fish lovers. Cooking for the right amount of time will guarantee a moist and flaky fillet.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Baked, Fish, panko, Panko Fish
Author: Lilian Vallezi
11/4teaspoonKosher salt(or add the preferred amount to your liking)
1cupPanko bread crumbs
¼cupParmesan Cheese(freshly grated is better)
Place oven rack in the center of the oven. Heat oven to 375ºF. Prepare a rimmed baking sheet lining it with silicone mat or lightly greasing it.Pour lemon juice equally between the fillets. Sprinkle fish fillets with salt and old bay equally. While fish marinates, start preparing the Panko crust.Add butter inside a bowl and stir it well, until it becomes a cream. Add Parmesan cheese, oregano, garlic powder, and mix it all together. Now add the Panko bread Crumbs and mix everything until it forms a crumbly cream.Spoon it equally over the fish fillets, and press it with the back of the spoon to help it stick to the fish.Bake it for approximately 7 minutes. After this, cancel the baking option, turn on the Hi Broil, and broil it for approximately 3 minutes, or until crust is golden. Your fish should flake easily when ready.Don't over bake it.Enjoy it with your favorite vegetable, rice and/or salad.
Fish is better when not overcooked. In order for you to know if the fish is ready, it should flake easily with a fork. For this recipe, in my oven, the fish wasn't flaking easily with the fork in 7 minutes, but after the 3 minutes on Hi broiling it was just right, flaky and moist.