Parmesan Encrusted Tilapia

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Tilapia is a very versatile fish that works well in this Parmesan Encrusted Tilapia recipe. It comes together quickly and easily and makes for a low point, tasty meal. Pair it with a side of green vegetables or a salad and you have a very filling meal.

This recipe is easy to throw together for a quick mid-week meal. Tilapia is a mild fish that holds up well with the Parmesan cheese and paprika. The “crust” also provides a nice crunch and flavor. It’s sure to please both adults and kids alike!

Parmesan Encrusted Tilapia

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Seafood
Servings 4 servings
Calories 194kcal


  • 3/4 cup Parmesan grated
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp parsley dried
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 16 ounces tilapia 4 filets, 4 ounces per filet
  • 2 large egg white


  • Preheat oven to 400 degree Fahrenheit. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a small bowl mix together Parmesan, paprika, parsley and salt. In a second small bowl beat the egg white.
  • Dip first 4 ounce filet of tilapia in egg white, then into the Parmesan mixture. Make sure filet is thoroughly covered. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with three remaining Tilapia filets.
  • Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until fish is thoroughly cooked. Serve immediately.


Points Information per Serving*:
  • Freestyle: 2 SP
  • Beyond the Scale/Smart Points - 3 SP
*Points information as calculated through the WW app/recipe builder. Your results may vary.

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