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Crunchy Baked Flounder

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 15 mins

4 Servings

The best part about this recipe is that it comes together in twenty minutes. This makes it the perfect dinner for a busy weeknight. Coat flounder fillets in a mixture of panko breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese for a quick and easy fish recipe for dinner.  If flounder is not available, you can use any other mild white fish fillets. Squeeze some fresh lemon juice on top of any fish to eliminate any unwanted fishiness. 


  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 flounder fillets (1 1/2 lb.)
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 279
  • fat 14 g
  • satfat 8 g
  • protein 36 g
  • carbohydrate 1 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • cholesterol 112 mg
  • sodium 914 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Mist bottom of a large baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Combine panko, Parmesan and butter in a small bowl and stir mixture well.

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  2. Sprinkle both sides of flounder generously with salt and pepper. Arrange fish in prepared baking dish. Sprinkle panko-Parmesan mixture over fish. Bake until fish is cooked through and crumbs are golden, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

This quick and easy baked flounder is perfect for making fish tacos for your next Taco Tuesday. Just add a tangy slaw and a side of guacamole and salsa. Or you could pile the filet on toast, bread, or even stuff it inside of a pita for some yummy fish sandwiches.