Fresh Fish Parmesan

This recipe is for those whose cooking style may not be on the grill. Use any kind of firm, white meat fish such as snapper, grouper, flounder, catfish, cobia, triggerfish or snook. This recipe can be accompanied by oven fried potatoes, coleslaw and fresh pineapple  yielding 6 servings.


6 (8 ounce) fresh fish fillets

1 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon paprika

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano (optional)

1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

Garnishes: fresh key lime or lemon wedges, fresh oregano sprigs

Stir together breadcrumbs, cheese, salt, pepper, paprika, parsley and if desired, oregano. Dip fish in butter: dredge in breadcrumbs mixture and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

 Bake at 375 degrees F for 25 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Garnish if desired.

Prep time is around 15 minutes, making this dish fast and simple.

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