Crab Meat Stuffed Tilapia

Crab Stuffed Tilapia


  • 1 small onion
  • 1 rib celery
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley
  • ½ cup of bread crumbs
  • 1 can of drained and flaked crab meat
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1/8 tablespoon of cayenne pepper
  • 6 tilapia fillets
  • Melted butter
  • Paprika powder


  1. Chop the onion into fine pieces.
  2. Mince the celery into fine pieces.
  3. Sautee the onion and celery with butter in a frying pan until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Add parsley to the frying pan.
  5. Remove the frying pan from the heat and stir in bread crumbs and crab meat, together with lemon juice and cayenne pepper.
  6. Grease a 9×13 inch oven pan.
  7. Spread the crab meat mixture over the Tilapia fillets and roll them up.
  8. Place the stuffed Tilapia in the greased dish, seam side down.
  9. Sprinkle melted butter and paprika powder over the stuffed Tilapia.
  10. Place the stuffed Tilapia in the oven and bake the rolls at 400° Fahrenheit. The stuffed Tilapia is finished when it is easy to flake the fish with a fork, usually after 20-25 minutes.
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