Baked Parmesan Fish Recipe
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Baked Parmesan Fish Recipe

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Here's an easy way to work an elegant fish dish into your menu. I sometimes sprinkle the golden fillets with slivered or sliced almonds before baking. My husband, 13-year-old daughter and I love this tasty way to eat fish. -Carolyn Brinkmeyer, Aurora, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 4 orange roughy or catfish fillets (4 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 154 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 382mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0g sugars, trace fiber), 22g protein Diabetic Exchanges:3 lean meat


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the cheese, flour, paprika, salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, beat egg and milk. Dip fish fillets into egg mixture, then coat with the cheese mixture.
  2. Arrange in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Baked Parmesan Fish in Taste of Home February/March 2002, p29

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jan. 31, 2014

"very bland... but is good.."

Reviewed Oct. 9, 2013

"Nice mild flavor and one of the few seafood dishes my kids like."

Reviewed Mar. 18, 2013

"Very bland. Will not be making this again."

Reviewed Oct. 24, 2012

"Very flavorful! I was surprised...I was actually afraid it would be bland, but it was delicious!"

Reviewed Jun. 14, 2011

"was one of the best fish dishes i have made. my wife hates fish but loved this one. i used smoked paprika and swai fish. i give this a two thumbs up"

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