Mouth-Watering Oven-Fried Fish

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs fish fillets
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, fresh
  • 14 cup skim milk or 14 cup 1% fat buttermilk
  • 2 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, fresh, minced
  • 14 teaspoon white pepper, ground
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon onion powder
  • 12 cup corn flakes, crumbled or 12 cup regular breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (for greasing baking dish)
  • 1 lemon, fresh, cut in wedges


  1. Preheat oven to 475°F.
  2. Wipe fillets with lemon juice and pat dry.
  3. Combine milk, hot pepper sauce, and garlic.
  4. Combine pepper, salt, and onion powder with cornflake crumbs and place on a plate.
  5. Let fillets sit in milk briefly.
  6. Remove and coat fillets on both sides with seasoned crumbs.
  7. Let stand briefly until coating sticks to each side of fish.
  8. Arrange on lightly oiled shallow baking dish.
  9. Bake 20 minutes on middle rack without turning.
  10. Cut into 6 pieces.
  11. Serve with fresh lemon.


Most Helpful

I used the crushed corn flakes and the buttermilk when making this. I may try the breadcrumbs next time because the coating came off easily. I used a mild fish and the flavors complimented it nicely.

whtbxrmom July 04, 2012

Great, healthy fish recipe. I love the crispiness on the outside and the flaky fish on the inside. The only change I might make is to add more hot sauce, since we didn't really pick up on that taste. This is a great method for cooking fish. Thank you! ~Made for Spring 2011 Pick A Chef~

LifeIsGood March 22, 2011

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