Fish is so good for you and yet I have such difficulty finding ways to cook it that my family will like. But one thing is certain about my picky eaters: they like junk food. As much as I try to limit it, they beg for it. In fact, my son tells me what a great cook I am on nights that I make simple “junk food” dinners. LOL. So, I knew this potato chip encrusted fish would fit the bill for both of us: a little bit junky for my junk food junkies, and healthy fish for mom’s peace of mind. It was delicious and everyone gobbled it up – even the pickiest of family members.
:: Crispy Potato Chip Encrusted Tilapia
3 Tilapia filets
1/4 cup of bread crumbs
1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup crushed potato chips (I used Ruffles)
1/2 tsp paprika
2 Tbsp of butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Mix the bread crumbs, parmesan, potato chips, and paprika in a shallow bowl. Toss with melted butter.
Place fish filets on non-stick foil on a baking sheet. Divide crumb mixture evenly over each filet, pressing into the fish.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes – or until fillets flake easily when tested with a fork.