Beer Battered Oven Fried Fish

READY IN: 36mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

From Cooking Light.

Top Review by under12parsecs

Very good! I added in some old bay seasoning to the panko bread crumbs and served as a fried fish po'boy with remoulade. I froze half before baking, so I'll update the review when I find out how well it worked. Thanks for posting a great way to have lighter "fried" fish!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup flour
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 23 cup beer
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 cups dry breadcrumbs
  • 12 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 12 lbs firm white fish fillets, grouper, catfish or tilapia, cut into 4 x 1 inch strips
  • cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Coat the bottom of a jelly roll or baking pan with vegetable oil.
  3. Combine flour, pepper, and garlic salt in a large bowl.
  4. Add beer and stir well.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  6. Gently fold egg whites into flour mixture.
  7. Combine breadcrumbs and parsley in a shallow dish.
  8. Dip one fish strip into the flour mixture and then dredge in the breadcrumb mixture. Place on the prepared baking sheet.
  9. Repeat with the remaining fish strips.
  10. Lightly coat strips with cooking spray.
  11. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  12. Remove from oven.
  13. Preheat broiler.
  14. Broil the fish strips 1 minute or until tops are lightly browned.

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