Crunchy Fish Parmigiana

This classic treatment for veal is a great way to include more fish in your family’s meals.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 10 min - 15 min
Yields 4 - 6 servings
crunchy fish parmigiana

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Canadian Parmesan grated
  • 1 lb (450 g) tilapia or other firm white fish fillets of your choice
  • 1 - 2 tbsp (15-30 mL) melted butter
  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) tomato sauce no salt added
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) capers drained
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh basil chopped
  • 4 oz (120 g) Canadian Mozzarella sliced

Preparation

Preheat oven to 450 °F (230 °C).

Place flour on a plate and add a pinch if salt and pepper. In a bowl, beat eggs with a little water. On another plate, mix bread crumbs with Parmesan.

Coat fish fillets in flour, dip in egg mixture, shake off excess and coat with bread crumb mixture. Place each piece on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush with melted butter. Cook in the oven for 5–7 minutes, turn over and cook another 5–7 minutes.

Meanwhile, mix tomato sauce with capers, lemon zest and basil.

Cover fish fillets with sauce and top with Mozzarella slices. Cook in the oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is golden.

Tips

Cheese alternatives for Mozzarella: Canadian Friulano, Provolone, Cheddar.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 253 Calories
Protein: 23 g
Carbohydrate: 17 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 1.3 g
Sodium: 527 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 17 % / 188 mg
Vitamin B12: 109 %
Selenium: 68 %
Phosphorus: 30 %
Folate: 21 %