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parmesan red pepper fish

(6 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Cyndi Holman
Montrose, CO

Try these with any type of white fish fillets: mahi mahi, tilapia, perch, cod, etc.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This crispy and flaky Parmesan red pepper fish will be a hit at your dinner table. Red pepper adds a touch of warmth to the Mahi Mahi without making it overly spicy. When fried, Panko crumbs and Parmesan cheese create a crispy exterior that complements the tender, flaky fish. To complete the meal, serve with steamed rice and your favorite vegetable.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(6 ratings)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 8 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For parmesan red pepper fish

  • 1/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/3 c
    Panko crumbs
  • 1/3 c
    grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2-4
    mahi mahi (or other white fish) fillets
  • 3 Tbsp

How To Make parmesan red pepper fish

  • Flour in a bowl, milk in a second bowl, and Panko crumbs in a third bowl.
    Prepare 3 shallow bowls for coating the fish. In the first bowl, add the flour. In the second bowl, add the milk. Combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan, crushed red pepper, pepper, and salt in the third bowl.
  • Coat fish in the flour.
    Coat the mahi mahi with the flour.
  • Coat fish in the milk.
    Then the milk.
  • Coat fish in Parmesan cheese and Panko crumbs.
    Then dredge in the Panko crumbs-Parmesan mixture. Press the mixture into the fish.
  • Melt butter in a skillet.
    Melt the butter in a skillet.
  • Pan-frying the fish in butter.
    On medium heat, saute the fillets for 4 minutes on one side Flip and cook for 2 - 4 minutes until golden brown and the flesh flakes easily.

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