Crispy Lemon Pepper Fish Bites

Crispy Lemon Pepper Fish Bites

Creating these easy homemade fish bites takes only a few ingredients.

15 min. prep time
4 servings
000 Ratings


1 pound cod fillets, thawed, if frozen
1 cup panko bread crumbs
1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


Heat oven 450ºF. Line large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place metal cooling rack on top of baking sheet. Spray cooling rack with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

Cut fish into bite-sized (2x1-inch) pieces. Pat fish bites dry with paper towel.

Combine bread crumbs, lemon zest, parsley, pepper and salt in shallow bowl; mix well.

Stir together melted butter and lemon juice in another shallow bowl.

Dip each fish bite into melted butter and lemon juice; then into bread crumb mixture, coating all sides of fish and shaking off excess. Place coated fish bites onto prepared cooling rack.

Bake fish bites 12-14 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.

Recipe Tip

If fresh cod smells fishy, soak cod in milk 30 minutes. Discard milk; pat cod dry before coating.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 270

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 65mg

Sodium: 340mg

Carbohydrates: 16g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 22g

Recipe #16211B©2015Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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