Sunflower Seed Crusted Tilapia

Printed from Jenn's Food Journey
Fish recipe adapted from Cooking Light
Sauce recipe created by Jenn's Food Journey
- Serves 2 -

2 tilapia fillets
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/4 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
3 Tablespoons panko breadcrumbs
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
For the sauce -
2 Tablespoons Ranch dressing
1 Tablespoon mayonnaise
1-2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon prepared pesto
1 teaspoon grated parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Rinse fish and pat dry with a paper towel. Place in prepared baking dish. Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice evenly over both pieces of fish.

In a small bowl, mix together the sunflower seeds, panko, salt and pepper. Evenly top each piece of fish with the mixture. Place baking dish in preheated oven and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until the fish flakes evenly with a fork.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, add all the ingredients for the sauce and stir until well combined. Place in refrigerator until ready to use. Serve with fish and enjoy!