Mouth-Watering Oven-Fried Fish

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by carolgreen

heart healthy recipes

Top Review by whtbxrmom

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.

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.

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