Air Fryer Tilapia

  • author  Eliza
  • Published Jul 5th, 2019 / Updated Oct 21st, 2019

This simple air fryer tilapia recipe is done in just 15 minutes. Serve with potato wedges and a side salad for a dinner the whole family will love!

Air Fryer Tilapia
Air fryer tilapia.
Air Fryer Tilapia

Air Fryer Crumbed Tilapia

How to cook tilapia in an air fryer.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Global
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 225kcal
Author: Eliza


Crumbed fish

  • 2 fresh tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • olive oil


  • Preheat air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  • Mix ½ tsp black pepper, ½ tsp paprika with a drizzle of olive oil in a bowl.
  • Pat tilapia dry, and add to bowl with oil mixture. Turn the fish to coat well.
  • Add the panko crumbs to the bowl and press them into the fish down so they stick and coat the fillets on all sides.
  • Place tilapia in air fryer basket.
  • Air fry tilapia for approximately 10 minutes until it has cooked through and the crumb is golden-brown.
    Tilapia in air fryer basket


Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 199mg | Potassium: 543mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1.8mg
Tags: fish