Panko crusted oven fried rockfish fillets fry up golden brown with a light, crispy crunch. Their mild fish flavor and slightly salty parmesan panko coating means these rockfish fillets are sure to please!

Serves 4



  • 1 pound of rockfish fillets
  • 2 Tbsp of olive or vegetable oil for frying

Flour Dredge

  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Egg Wash

  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp milk

Panko Crust

  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp of Old Bay Seasoning


  1. Place a large oven safe skillet into the oven and preheat to 425 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl combine together the the flour, salt and pepper. Stir then pour onto a large plate.
  3. In the same bowl combine together the panko, seasoning blend, and parmesan cheese. Stir then pour onto a large plate.
  4. Wipe out the bowl, then use it again to whisk together the egg and milk.
  5. Dredge first first in the flour, shaking off any excess.
  6. Dip fish into the egg mixture, allowing any excess to drip off.
  7. Coat fish in the panko mixture, shaking off any excess. Place on a clean plate and allow to rest 1 – 2 minutes so the panko can adhere.
  8. When the oven is preheated, add the 2 tablespoons of oil to the hot pan. Allow to heat 1 minute. Carefully add fish fillets to the hot oil.
  9. Cook for 3 – 4 minutes, then carefully flip over.
  10. Cook an additional 3 – 4 minutes, then check with a meat thermometer for an internal temperature of at least 140 degrees.
  11. While fish cook, set up a cooling rack over a couple layers of paper towels.
  12. Remove fish from the pan and place on the cooling rack. Allow to drain 3 – 5 minutes prior to serving.