Crispy Oven-Fried Fish

28  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 reduced-fat mayonnaise.

Special ExtraTop cooked fish with a quick sauce. While fish is baking, whisk 1/4 cup fat-free cream cheese product with 1 tsp.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.

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