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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

4 ounce-weight: 270 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 119mg cholesterol, 314mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein .

Reviews for Instead of Frying Fish

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MY REVIEW
mauveheart44
Reviewed May. 5, 2016

"Great fish coating. I don't like all the grease and salt from potato chips so I do half potato chips and half crushed corn flakes and my family loves it."

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krindfleisch
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2014

"Very good. Great tip from bhall to put the fish on top of the bread crumbs and pat the potato chip mixture on."

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kdsmommy
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2012

"Really good! Barely had enough breading, think i'll double the breading ingredients next time. I used cod but otherwise followed the recipe to a T. Husband loved it :)"

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Witchmark
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2012

"This is very good as is, but next time I will drizzle a little fresh lemon over the top when I serve it. I really like lemon on fish."

MY REVIEW
bhall
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2011

"We catch our own fish (Walleye & Perch) The trick is dip in milk,put it on top of the bread crumbs & then put crushed potato chip mixture & drizzled butter on it It comes out perfect every time. Family & friends love it!"

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scrapo
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

"Thought it was great!"

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Francisca3032
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2011

"the potato chip mixture did not stick well to the fish and so the flavor did not coat the fish like it should have and so tasted like cooked catfish."

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aquarius6222
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"very tasty and 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.