Bubba's Oven-fried Cod



This is good and crunchy fish, minus all the fat. 

Bubba just vacationed in London recently and almost had his fill of fish and chips ~ he loved the meal!   Traditionally, fish and chips are served wrapped in paper to soak up all the grease, probably not a good thing.  


Back at home now, to cut the grease and calories, Bubba coats the cod in a corn meal and Parmesan breading and bakes it.  In his cooking, he goes heavy on the spices and seasonings, adjust to your taste. 


There are lots of baked cod recipes out there, but this one is a favorite for him and me too.   It’s our go-to recipe for baked fish that’s fast and easy enough to satisfy your fish fry cravings any day of the week. 

Bubba’s fish fry is so good you don’t have to go out to a fish fry to enjoy it. He thinks this would be a great breading for chicken also. 

Try it and make it your go-to baked fish recipe also!

This dish almost takes him back to London!  Thanks for sharing, son!


BUBBA’S OVEN-FRIED COD 
Printable recipe

Ingredients: 
2 large cod fillets
1/2 cup 2% milk

Breading:
1/2 cup yellow corn meal
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (not grated powdered kind)
1 tablespoon dried minced onion
3/4 tablespoon black pepper
1/2 tablespoon garlic salt
2 tablespoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon ground paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 fresh lemon, optional 

Method:
 
Preheat oven to 400° and line baking sheet with foil.
Coat foil with cooking spray.
Pour milk into a shallow bowl and drag the fillets through the milk coating all of it.  
Mix the breading ingredients together in another shallow bowl. 
Dredge the fish in the breading, pressing it in so the whole fillet gets covered, cover with foil.
Cook at 400° for 30 minutes, longer for thicker pieces.  
Squirt some lemon juice on it if you like.




Enjoy!



Lightened up Chicken Parmesan


I love the Italian-American classic, Chicken Parmesan ~ breaded, then fried and smothered in mozzarella cheese and served alongside a plate of pasta.  



This recipe is sort of like it, just lightened-up.


This time round, the chicken is baked, not fried; there’s no tomato sauce, a fresh tomato slice instead, and no heavy breading, panko bread crumbs in its place.  It’s somewhat “healthified," but just as tasty as the real thing.  

A delicious easy meal with a salad and your favorite pasta!

Yield: 4

Baked Chicken Parmesan

prep time: 15 minscook time: 20 minstotal time: 35 mins
A lightened-up version of the great classic!

ingredients:


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2" thickness
  • 1/2 teaspoon each, salt and pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 large tomato, cut into 4 slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

instructions:


  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Coat a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spary.
  3. Brush both sides of chicken with mayonnaise and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Place Panko and basil in a zipper-close plastic bag, add chicken, one at a time, and shake to coat evenly with the crumbs.
  5. Place chicken on prepared baking sheet. 
  6. Place a tomato slice on the top of each, drizzle with the oil.
  7. Sprinkle evenly with mozzarella and Parmesan.
  8. Bake until chicken is cooked through and cheese is melted and bubbly, and starting to turn golden, about 18-20 minutes, depending on thickness of chicken breast.
  9. Serve


Enjoy!



SAVORY BUTTERMILK CORNBREAD

 
Remember the old 
Southern saying, 
“If there’s sugar in the cornbread, 
there’s a Yankee  
in the kitchen!” 
My trusty iron skillet is older than dirt

If you’re looking for a sweet cornbread, you won’t find it here; in my way of thinking, real cornbread is not sweetThis is southern-style corn bread, plenty of buttermilk and sour cream, and not a touch of sugar.  This is some tasty cornbread ~ just ask Bubba...



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