Crispy Oven-Fried Fish

25  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 30 min total
  • 2 servings.

Beautifully golden on the outside, flaky and tender on the inside, this flavorful fish is virtually foolproof to make.

Crispy Oven-Fried Fish Recipe


  • 5 RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers, finely crushed (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 tilapia fillets (1/2 lb.)


  • Heat  oven to 425ºF.
  • Mix  first 5 ingredients in pie plate. Beat egg, dressing and mustard with fork in separate pie plate until well blended. Place flour on plate.
  • Dip  fish in flour, then in egg mixture, then crumb mixture, turning to evenly coat both sides of each fillet. Place on foil-covered baking sheet.
  • Bake  15 min. or until fish flakes easily with fork.

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare using catfish or any other kind of white fish fillets.

SubstitutePrepare using KRAFT Light Mayo Reduced Fat Mayonnaise.

Special ExtraTop cooked fish with a quick sauce. While fish is baking, whisk 2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) softened PHILADELPHIA Fat Free Cream Cheese with 1 tsp. GREY POUPON Dijon Mustard in medium bowl until blended. Gradually whisk in 1/3 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth. Stir in 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice. Pour into small nonstick skillet. Bring just to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly; simmer 5 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Serve over fish.


Nutrition Information

2 servings.
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Carb Choices


Diet Exchange

1 Starch,4 Meat (L)

Nutrition Notes

Help your friends and family eat right by serving them this delicious fish that's prepared with better-for-you products. And as a bonus, it's also a good source of calcium from the Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 270 
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Saturated fat 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol 165 mg
  • Sodium 490 mg
  • Carbohydrate 16 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 32 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 15 %DV
  • Iron 10 %DV

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