Crispy Baked Tilapia & Healthy Tzatziki Sauce

by Vera Levin, Tastemaker in Residence

Tzatziki Sauce:
1 large English cucumber peeled & diced
1 Garlic clove minced
3 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp fresh dill
3 cups Greek yogurt 

4 Tilapia fillets
1 egg white
Panko breadcrumbs
Salt and pepper 


  1. Sprinkle diced cucumber with salt and place in colander. Let sit until much of the liquid has seeped out then drain and wipe with paper towel.
  2. In a blender add diced cucumber, garlic clove, lemon juice and fresh dill. Blend well.
  3. Stir this mixture into Greek yogurt, and add salt as needed.
  4. Take four Tilapia fillets and season with salt and pepper. Beat egg white until frothy, and brush onto the fillets. Coat the fillets with breadcrumbs.
  5. Bake uncovered at 425º for 10-15 minutes, or until the fish is flaky. 
  6. Serve with homemade Tzatziki sauce.