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Instead of Frying Fish Recipe

Instead of Frying Fish Recipe

This quick recipe is one I discovered 20 years ago in a fund-raiser cookbook. Since my husband is an avid fisherman, I've put it to good use over the years. The crispy potato chip coating bakes up toasty brown, and the fillets stay nice and moist. —Sharon Funfsinn, Mendota, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound walleye, perch or pike fillets
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup crushed potato chips
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Cut fish into serving-size pieces. Place milk in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the potato chips, Parmesan cheese and thyme. Dip fish in milk, then roll in potato chip mixture.
  • 2. Sprinkle a greased 9-in. square baking pan with bread crumbs. Place fish over crumbs; drizzle with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 500° for 12-14 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 270 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 119 mg cholesterol, 314 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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