Crunchy Baked Fish
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Crunchy Baked Fish

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

Prep time: 25 minutes

What you need:

  • canola oil spray
  • 4 fresh, white fish fillets, such as flounder, grouper, or cod
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 lemon (one half for juicing, the other half cut into wedges)
  • 1/4 cup lowfat mayonnaise
  • 1 cup Italian or plain breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Equipment and supplies:

  • baking sheet
  • spreading knife
  • knife to cut lemon in half

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. (Have an adult help you with this.)
  2. Coat the baking sheet with the canola oil spray.
  3. Arrange the fish fillets on the baking sheet.
  4. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  5. Using half of the lemon, squeeze a few drops of lemon juice on the fish.
  6. Spread each fillet with lowfat mayonnaise.
  7. Pat the breadcrumbs onto the mayonnaise.
  8. Drizzle with olive oil.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until fish is done. Fish should flake easily.
  10. Serve hot with lemon wedges.

How much does this recipe make?

Enough for four people.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: June 2007