Shot of crispy breaded fish fillets on a bed of fresh spinach and garnished with a lemon wedge.

Crispy Oven-Baked Fish

Shot of crispy breaded fish fillets on a bed of fresh spinach and garnished with a lemon wedge.

Crispy Oven-Baked Fish

Flaky fish fillets baked with a crispy seasoned coating.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 157 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup cornmeal or crushed cornflakes
  • 2 teaspoons sodium-free all-purpose seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon salt substitute
  • ½ teaspoon creole seasoning
  • Eight (4-ounce) catfish fillets
  • Nonstick vegetable cooking spray
  • lemon wedges and fresh parsley, for garnish, optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
  • Add cornmeal or crushed cornflakes to a large bowl. Add remaining seasonings and use a fork to mix until combined.
  • Place one fish fillet in bowl and cover with mixture until well coated. Place on baking sheet. Repeat until all fillets are coated.
  • Lightly spray fillets with vegetable cooking spray.
  • Place baking sheet in oven on bottom rack and bake for 25 minutes, until crust is golden brown and fish flakes easily with a fork. Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley, if using.

Notes

Change it Up
  • Perch, tilapia, cod, or whiting can be substituted for catfish in this recipe.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 filletCalories: 157kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 16gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 91mgFiber: 1g
Keyword Comfort Food, Easy, Kid-friendly, Soul food
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