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Baked Parmesan Perch Recipe

Baked Parmesan Perch Recipe

Let compliments be your catch of the day when you serve this crispy breaded fish from Carol Gaus of Itasca, Illinois.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 pound perch or fish fillets of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, paprika and basil. Brush fish fillets with butter, then dip into the crumb mixture. Place in a greased baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 500° for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 pound: 158 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 176mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2-1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fat

Reviews for Baked Parmesan Perch

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Reviewed Sep. 27, 2015

"I substituted with panko bread crumbs so it would be crunchier and added salt and pepper. Yum."

Reviewed Mar. 31, 2015


Reviewed Sep. 5, 2013

"I usually use my fathers beer batter recipe but was scanning and wanted something diabetic friendly..was thrilled that it was so easy..I added a tsp of garlic pepper to the recipe and not a piece was left! To boot one of my guest was a cook at Cheesecake Factory and was totally surprised and asked for the recipe as it would be great for the restraint menu for ease and you just can't beat the flavor! I also used Italian bread crumbs..was asked when we were having the fact that it can be used on any fish.. I used perch and was dancing after the first bite! delightful and didn't have to worry about raising everyone's sugar level!"

Reviewed May. 8, 2013

"Easy and tasty."

Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

"Honestly just needs a dash of pepper and it would be perfect I think."

Reviewed Feb. 26, 2013

"I have made this twice now and our family enjoys it a lot. I didn't have bread crumbs the first time so I used crushed gold fish crackers and I don't think I will try it any other way! I also sprinkle the topping over the fish instead of dredging. I like the extra flavor on top. This recipe would work well with any mild fish. It's a keeper!"

Reviewed Jan. 21, 2013

"This is a wonderful change."

Reviewed Oct. 12, 2012

"I just made this for dinner and it turned out great. My husband and two kids loved it as well. Love how simple it was to prepare."

Reviewed Jul. 7, 2011

"Quick and easy. The crust was not very firm, but the herbs really brought out the taste of the perch. Also I cooked it longer that 5 minutes."

Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"This fish was not very good at all. The seasoning had an odd taste."

Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"It wasn't outstanding, but it was easy to make and if you are short on time this would be the recipe to make."

Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

"I used Sole instead and they turned out perfect ,a very delicate taste and texture,perfect presentation at any time . definitely a good recipe to make again,"

Reviewed Jan. 27, 2010

"My fisherman husband catches a lot of crappie (white perch) and this is my favorite way to fix them. It's so easy!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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