Busy Day Fish

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by ellie_

Baked fish that tastes fried. Original recipe printed in Bon Appetit (August 1981) is a favorite Friday night supper for us.

Top Review by TGirl

Wonderful flavor-easy to make-fast to cook-my breading fell off when I flipped the fish, but other than that, dinner was great!! I'll be making this again! Teresa

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons Lipton Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 12 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 lbs fish fillets, about 1 1/2 inches thick,cut into 6 pieces (I use flounder or catfish)
  • 12 cup oil


  1. Preheat oven to 500-degrees F.
  2. Grease 9x12" baking dish.
  3. Combine sour cream and soup mix in small bowl.
  4. Mix breadcrumbs, cheese, parsley and paprika in small dish.
  5. Dip fish in sour cream mixture and then in bread crumb mixture.
  6. Arrange fish in single layer in baking dish.
  7. Pour oil over top of all.
  8. Bake 8-10 minutes; turn and continue baking until done, about 5-10 more minutes.

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