Crispy Oven-Fried Fish


Oven-fried fish recipes CAN be as crunchy as their fish-fry-battered and deep-fried counterparts. This batter-and-bake method is one of the easiest ways to cook fish!

Crispy Oven-Fried Fish
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 50 mins


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen skinless fish fillets, 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick

  • ¼ cup milk

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • cup fine dry bread crumbs

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ teaspoon dried dillweed

  • teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 tablespoon butter, melted


  1. Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels. Cut into four serving-size pieces, if necessary. Measure thickness of fish; set aside. Place milk in a shallow dish. Place flour in another shallow dish. In a third shallow dish combine bread crumbs, cheese, dillweed, and pepper. Add melted butter; stir until combined.

  2. Dip fish in milk; coat with flour. Dip again in milk, then in crumb mixture to coat all sides. Place fish on a greased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, in a 450 degree F oven for 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness or until fish begins to flake when tested with a fork.

  3. Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

242 Calories
9g Fat
13g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 242
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 423mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 141.4mg 11%
Iron 1.4mg 8%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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