Surprise Coated Crisp Fish Filets

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Recently Baby Kato published a recipe for Crusty Baked Chicken using potato flakes as the coating and I thought I'll bet this would be great on fish too. From that came this recipe. Thanks Baby Kato--I hope you try this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the potato, garlic, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper together.
  2. Dip the fish in the egg then in the potato, coat well.
  3. Fry on lightly greased pan until golden on both sides approximate time 10 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fish.


Most Helpful

Barb the instant mashed potatoes made a wonderful coating for my talapia. I used different seasonings but the potato flakes made all the difference, it browned up so nice and crisp. I may never use cornmeal again. Thanks for a great idea, I would never have thought to use instant potatoes this way. Definitely a keeper!

Miss Annie in Indy April 30, 2008

Great recipe. The fish was very good with the potatoes and the spices. I have put it in the oven at 425* for 15 minutes. I preferred the frying pan.

OliveGreen69 November 13, 2014

This is almost like my mom use to make only she didn't add all the herbs...this was DELICIOUS! I used tilapia and followed the instructions and I definately will make again. DH couldn't get enough and this is so simple and items I have in the pantry. I served with recipe#415600#415600 and a wedge salad. Thank you for posting and this is going into my Favorites of 2013. Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup ~~ Jan-June 2013 tag game.

mama smurf May 13, 2013

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