Next, dip into the egg. Panko makes the the baked tilapia crispy without over-cooking. With how great the Parmesan Crusted Tilapia was last week, I've been meaning to try out breading the fish with panko breadcrumbs. For a healthy weeknight recipe , you won’t be disappointed with this crispy baked tilapia with vegetables on the side. Ingredients 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs1 tablespoon grated lemon zest1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for the pan2 teaspoons dried basil1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper4 (5-ounce) tilapia fillets Directions Spread bread crumbs on a rimmed Finally, dip into the Panko… Set three dishes side by side on the counter. Tender tilapia fillets are dipped in an egg mixture, coated with parmesan seasoned panko crumbs and pan-fried till golden brown. Fill one with the flour, another with the egg (whisked + splash of water) and the third with the panko breadcrumbs. Seasoned with garlic, paprika, parsley, salt, and pepper, and you have a dish that is hard to beat in simple flavors! Dip each filet into the flour, covering both sides. While I’ve used tilapia in this recipe, the simple and crispy crust is a delicious way to serve any type of white fish! This Parmesan Crusted Tilapia recipe will conquer the “same old thing for dinner” blues!