Lemon, herb & Parmesan crusted fish

Lemon, herb & Parmesan crusted fish

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Cooking time

Cook: 30 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Give white fish a lift with tangy lemon, herbs & Parmesan

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition

kcalories
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protein
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carbs
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fat
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saturates
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fibre
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sugar
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salt
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Ingredients

  • 50g breadcrumbs
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 25g grated parmesan
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 skinless fillets of firm white fish
  • 50g butter
  • juice of 1 lemon

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Method

  1. Mix the breadcrumbs with the grated lemon zest, grated Parmesan, chopped parsley, salt and pepper.
  2. Season the 4 skinless fish fillets. Pan fry in a little oil for 2-3 minutes until just tender. Turn over and sprinkle with the crumb mixture. Brown in the pan under a hot preheated grill for 2-3 minutes. Add the butter to the pan with the juice of 1 lemon. Melt around the fish and serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2003

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jah_mon's picture
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Delicious!

alison80's picture
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really nice and really tasty lemon flavour...though when I put it under the grill, it started to flame, so i just cooked it on the hob throughout and still came out lovely!

sascha's picture
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I also tried it with salmon. It was delicious. The colour contrast made it very appealing.

bobandnicky's picture
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Lots of flavour, easy and quick to make. I used dried mixed herbs in place of the parsley. Next time I will use a bit more parmesan (perhaps 10g more than the recipe recommends) and less lemon juice in the pan. I served it with oven roasted cherry tomatoes, jacket potato, peas and sweetcorn. My husband thoroughly enjoyed this and he is not a fish fan at all! I will definitely put this on my list of regular recipes.

beckyv83's picture

Made a reciie similar to this, using half this recipie and half another recipie!

In the crumb topping i used 60g low fat butter, paxo breadcrumbs (didnt have any fresh) parsley chopped and coriander chopped, lemon zest of half a lemon and a squeeze of lemon.

Mixed together layered on fish, pushed down with the back of a spoon and baked in the over for 25 mins.

Then in a pan made a butter lemon and garlic sauce. Served it with broccoli and new potartoes. Lovely!!

Will be making again this week.

katieluvbunny's picture
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This was delicious! I am not a great lover of fish but try to eat it at least once a week, this recipe made it a pleasure instead of a chore.

caroline250's picture

I cooked this dish last night, but using chicken instead of fish due to the fish counter at Sainsburys breaking down!! Obviously it took longer to cook, but once I had cooked, turned, crumbled and cooked for another few minutes, I put the whole thing in the oven and cooked for a further 15 minutes. Served with new potatos and spinach & curly kale in garlic butter, was a fab dish and will make it again.

dylanski's picture
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Loads of flavour and very quick

pol24-charny's picture

Delicious! My family loved it, especially the lemony sauce.

veronica46's picture
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Lots of flavour and not too heavy, great for a quick midweek healthy meal. Will definitely cook this again.

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