Hands-on Time
15 Mins
Total Time
30 Mins
Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 tablespoons sauce)

Panko is the secret ingredient that makes these crispy, oven-fried fish fillets a family favorite. The lemon-dill sauce is the perfect compliment and great for dipping. For sustainability reasons, be sure to choose Alaskan cod, or substitute halibut or even tilapia.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat broiler to high.

Step 2

Place egg whites in a shallow dish. Combine panko, paprika, onion powder, and garlic powder in a shallow dish. Sprinkle fish evenly with pepper and salt. Dip each fillet in egg white, then dredge in panko mixture; place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Step 3

Combine mayonnaise, pickle, lemon juice, and dill. Serve with fish and lemon wedges.

Step 4

Wine note: This dish requires a wine with acidity to cut through the breading and also to act like a final spritz of lemon. Waterbrook 2008 Pinot Gris from Washington state's Columbia Valley ($12) does all that with a touch of fruit. —Sara Schneider

Also appeared in: Cooking Light, April, 2010

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