Very Poor Man's Lobster

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by TheDancingCook

This is one delicious,inexpensive meal of fish. It's kind of like the "generic" of haddock; I serve this with potato and cole slaw. Thawing of fish is not included in prep time.

Top Review by Shahana

Sooooo simple and Sooooo tasty! I found I really had to watch the broiling time though. Maybe I had it to close to the element. Also I covered the broil pan with foil so I only had to wash the rack. Bonus!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb pollock fillet, thawed
  • breadcrumbs, for topping
  • lemon juice, for topping
  • butter, for topping
  • paprika, for topping


  1. Make 3 slits with knife into fish fillet.
  2. Place fish fillet in broil pan and sprinkle with the breadcrumbs, lemon juice, paprika and 3 pats of butter.
  3. Broil fillet for 7-8 minutes.
  4. Turn over, make 3 more slits and repeat with the bread crumbs, lemon juice, paprika and 3 more pats of butter; and broil another 7-8 minutes.
  5. Serve with browned butter; french fries or rice, and cole slaw.

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