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This Month's Recipe

January 2021

Oven-Baked Grouper Recipe - Easy Crispy Panko Coated Fillets

Crispy Oven Baked Grouper; it's quick, it's easy, it's foolproof, and every last bite of the fish is pure crunchy, flaky, deliciousness!

Prep Time10 mins

Cook Time35 mins

Total Time45 mins

Cuisine: American

Servings: 4 servings

 Calories: 337kcal

 Author: Sharon Rigsby


4 Tbsp unsalted butter

1 clove garlic (small clove, minced)

3/4 tsp fresh thyme may substitute 1/4 tsp dried thyme

1 cup panko breadcrumbs

1/4 tsp kosher salt

1/8 tsp ground black pepper

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/2 tsp lemon zest

4 fresh grouper fillets (1 to 1-1/2 inches thick) (skinless)


Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.

Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and thyme and cook for about 30 seconds. Stir in panko and pepper and cook until the panko is golden brown, which should take about 6 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Combine mayonnaise and lemon zest in a small bowl.

Use a paper towel to pat dry the fish fillets and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Set a wire baking rack inside a rimmed baking sheet and spray with non-stick cooking spray.

Use a pastry brush and coat the tops and sides of the fish fillets evenly with a thin layer of the mayonnaise mixture.

Dredge the fillets in the panko breadcrumb mixture and make sure the top and sides are evenly coated. Do not coat the bottom.

Place the fillet, panko side up, on the baking rack and repeat with the remaining fillets.

Bake the fillets for about 30-35 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the fillet registers 140 degrees and the fish flakes easily when a fork is inserted.


Any firm white fish like red snapper, halibut, flounder, haddock, cod, or mahi-mahi, would also work well in this easy baked fish recipe.



Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2mg


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