herb_fish_2Try this tasty crumb topping for fish which is baked in the oven.





1 Serve

2 Serves

Fresh breadcrumbs

¼ cup

½ cup

Parsley, chopped

1 T

2 T

Parmesan cheese, finely grated

2 t

1 T

Lemon zest, grated

¼ tsp

½ tsp

Olive oil

2 t

1 T

Salt and pepper

To season

To season

Firm textured fish fillet, eg. gurnard, tarakihi





  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200º C.
  2. Combine the breadcrumbs, parsley, parmesan, lemon zest and olive oil in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Place the fish on an oven tray lightly sprayed with oil spray or lined with baking paper. Press some of the breadcrumb mixture onto the top side of each fish fillet.
  4. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until the crumbs are golden and fish is just cooked through.


Serving Suggestion: Serve with new potatoes and green vegetables or fresh bread and a green salad. Garnish with lemon wedges





Abbreviations Used in Recipes

utensilst = teaspoon

T = tablespoon

ml = millilitre

g = gram

º C = degrees Celsius

cm = centimetre