Bacon & Tomato-Topped Haddock Recipe
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Bacon & Tomato-Topped Haddock Recipe

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Bacon presents a compelling argument for anyone who doesn’t like fish. And for those who do, it just got better. —Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 6 bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 5 haddock fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet: 405 calories, 22g fat (6g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 514mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 38g protein .


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Add onion and garlic; until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in bread crumbs, tomatoes and parsley. Set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°. Spread oil and butter in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Place fillets in pan. Drizzle with lemon juice and sprinkle with salt. Top with bread crumb mixture.
  4. Bake, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Bacon & Tomato-Topped Haddock in Simple & Delicious August/September 2011, p23

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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marianegron1969 177978
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2014

"solo puedo describirlo como rico,sabroso y nutritivo.Todo un exito"

jmb4685 194831
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2012

"made this for dinner tonight and it came out awesome. made it just as written but added 3 garlic cloves instead of 1 and a little extra lemon juice. everyone ate it up no leftovers! very good. defiantly a keeper. would try this breadcrumb mix on chicken too."

daduk 193204
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2012

"Made this dish for dinner last night and it was excellent. Made this a written with the exception of adding some Parmesan cheese to the breadcrumb mixture. It also makes a nice presentation for company. Will be making again."

kad152 132105
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2011

"I think this recipe is wonderful just the way it is. The bacon didn't taste overwhelming at all. A great blend between onion,bacon,and garlic!"

annieb314 132623
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2011

"The only modifications I made to this recipe were to halve the topping ingredients since I only had two haddock fillets.

This recipe is absolutely delicious. If you are a true fish lover however, this may not be your favorite - the bacon flavor is stronger than the fish flavor. But who doesn't love a little bacon??!!"

bendercomm 132622
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2011

"Excellent! Even my son who doesn't like fish said he would eat it again. My store didn't have any haddock, so I replaced it with cod."

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