Cod with an Italian Crunch

This technique works well with tilapia also!


  • 4 cod fillets
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp corn meal
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Cod with an Italian Crunch
Total Time: 15 minutes


Servings: 4


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl stir bread crumbs, cheese, cornmeal, oil, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and pepper; set aside.
  3. Coat the rack of a broiling pan with cooking spray. Place the cod on the rack.
  4. Brush with the egg white, then spoon the Italian crumb mixture evenly on top.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork and is opaque all the way through.