Crispy Parmesan-crusted fish fillets

This simple and delicious baked fish recipe is bursting with flavour thanks to that crispy Parmesan cheese crust, and best of all it's ready in less than 30 minutes making it a perfect midweek dinner.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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  • 2 (90g) slices multigrain bread
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup pine nutes
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup (20g) finely grated parmesan
  • 40 gram butter, melted
  • 4 piece 210g skinless white fish fillets


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease and line a large baking tray with baking paper.
  • 2
    Blend or process bread, pine nuts, parsley and parmesan until fine. Add butter; process until combined.
  • 3
    Place fish on baking tray; season. Evenly press breadcrumb mixture on fish.
  • 4
    Bake fish for 15 minutes or until topping is crisp and fish is cooked through. Serve with lemon wedges.


When buying firm white fish for this parmesan fish fillets recipe, blue-eye trevalla, bream, flathead, swordfish, whiting, ling, dhufish, sea perch or snapper are all good choices.Check for any small pieces of bone in the fillets and use tweezers to remove them.

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