Crusty Oven-Fried Fish

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

The fish in this recipe is actually fried in oil in the oven - it is not a low-fat alternative! The flavour and crunch are perfect. The recipe came from the March 08 copy of recipes+ magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Combine breadcrumbs, Parmesan and oregano on a large plate, and place flour and egg in separate bowls.
  3. Dip fish, one piece at a time, into flour; shake off excess. Then dip into egg to coat lightly, and coat well with breadcrumb mixture. Repeat with other pieces of fish.
  4. Place fish on a plate, cover with plastic wrap, and chill for 15 minutes.
  5. While fish is chilling, place oil in a large roasting pan in oven and heat until a cube of bread turns golden brown in 20 seconds.
  6. Carefully place fish into hot oil in pan in oven. Cook for approximately 3 minutes, then turn fish carefully. Cook further 3-4 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Remove pan from oven and transfer fish to paper towel to drain.
  8. Serve with a salad and lemon wedges.


Most Helpful

DELICIOUS-I loved the flavor w/ the parm and oregano!!! I cheated, too, because at the last minute it was just going to be girls for dinner. I lined a bake sheet w/ foil and included a rack which I sprayed w/ oil, followed recipe and then sprayed fish with oil. Baked at 500F on top rack for 6 minutes. (Next time I will try the full fry method because my Dad loves fried fish but I hate to fry on the stove-top!) Thank you, Bungy, for a great recipe! Made for Fall PAC 2008.

Mrs.Jack October 14, 2008

Delicious! I cheated a little and didn't oven-fry the fish, I just used cooking spray and it worked perfectly. The flavour was outstanding, the parmesan cheese and oregano was very yummy with the fish. Thank you Bungy for posting the recipe.

Chef floWer September 02, 2008

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