Rachel Ray 5 Ingredient Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia
Prep: 10 Minutes
Cooking: 10 Minutes
3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons paprika
1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
4 tilapia fillets (about 1 pound total)
1 lemon, cut into wedges
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a shallow dish, combine the cheese with the paprika and parsley and season with salt and pepper. Drizzle the fish with olive oil and dredge in the cheese mixture. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake until the fish is opaque in the thickest part, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve the fish with the lemon wedges.
Now, mine didn't look as pretty as the above picture, I made sure to really pack on the mixture to the filets and added a bit to the top before baking. The second time I made it, I used a bit less of the parsley, for me it was a bit too strong.
Along with the fish, I also made some parmesan zucchini chips. I looked at a bunch of recipes and just combined what I thought would be good.
1 zucchini (for two people)
Desired extras: garlic, crushed red peppers, whatever you like!
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Slice zucchini into chips (spears would work too) and place on a cookie sheet. Brush on olive oil, sprinkle with rock salt, and shredded parmesan cheese. On some of the chips I also put crushed red peppers, garlic would also be delicious! Bake for 30 minutes. I also want to try this same recipe with tomatoes, I think that would be tasty.
So, this is what we've been eating lately and it's the perfect dinner (we've also included corn or salad as sides). It's lightweight and still filling. Best of all it's simple!