Instant Pot Cheesy Tilapia

Have you ever tried the pairing fish + cheese? It may seem a bit extravagant, but Parmesan cheese is so delicate that it can be paired with almost anything! Add also a few drops of lemon juice to get a fresh and healthy meal, suitable for hot summer nights and to be served with raw vegetables.

You can also serve your cheesy tilapia with plain rice or couscous for a nutritious meal.

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Instant Pot Cheesy Tilapia

Course Main Course
Cuisine international
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 176 kcal


  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Marinate your tilapia fillets with lemon juice, salt and pepper and let them rest in the fridge overnight.

  2. Place your fish with its marinade into the Instant Pot.

  3. Cook at high pressure for 4 minutes (fish shall not be overcooked).

  4. Let the steam release naturally, then serve sprinkled with grated Parmesan cheese.

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