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Bluegill Parmesan

All the fisherman at your house will be pleased to turn over their catch for this tasty recipe. The seasoned crumb mixture produces a crispy coating for baked fillets that really stays on. —Margaret Garbers, Van Horne, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound bluegill or crappie

Directions

  • Place butter in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, cheese and seasonings. Dip fish in butter, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • Place in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
Editor's Note: Perch or crappie may be substituted for the bluegill.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounce-weight: 290 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 1018mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein.

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