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This baked haddock recipe is quick and easy to prepare with a Parmesan bread crumb coating, plus it's a nice alternative to deep frying.

Recipe Summary

10 mins
15 mins
25 mins
4 servings

Are you on the hunt for the most delicious and crispy baked haddock? Well, your search ends with this recipe for the best baked haddock you've ever tasted. It's quick, easy, and has all the crispy goodness of fried fish without the mess of deep frying. We promise everyone at your table will love this delectable entree.

How to Bake Haddock

You'll find the full, step-by-step baked haddock recipe below — but here's a brief overview of what you should expect:

Bread the Haddock

In one bowl, combine milk and salt. In a separate bowl combine the Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, and thyme. Dip the haddock filet into the wet mixture, then into the dry mixture. Place on a baking dish and repeat with each remaining filet. Drizzle the fish with melted butter.


Bake the haddock until the fish is flaky and the crust is golden brown.

How Long to Bake Haddock

If you follow this recipe, you'll bake your fish at 500 degrees F for 15 minutes. This amount of time will result in perfectly flaky haddock with a nice crispy crust. You'll know the haddock is done when the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F.

What to Serve with Baked Haddock

Baked haddock is a light main dish, so we love pairing it with a couple of sides. If you need a little inspiration, we recommend trying one of our 16 Most Popular Side Dishes to Serve With Fish. Here are a couple star recipes we love:

Or, peruse our entire collection of side dish recipes.

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"This is so simple to make and my husband and I thought it was awesome...definitely give it a try...I also added some garlic salt to the panko bread crumbs…can't wait to have it again," says SharonC.

"This was great! I followed the recipe almost exactly, just cutting down on the butter and thyme. The fish was so flaky and crispy. The high heat did really well," according to goodayathome. "I think any spices would be great (garlic, onion, Old Bay, etc). Any mild fish would work too. Really good base recipe that you can tweak to your liking."

"My family loves this fish! Even my picky 15 yr old nephew! The only change I make is that I add an amount equal to the thyme of black pepper, onion powder and garlic powder to the cheese/breadcrumb mixture and I use Panko breadcrumbs instead of regular. It comes out nice and crispy and smells delicious," raves Tiffany J Brooks.

Editorial contributions by Bailey Fink


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).

  • In a small bowl, combine the milk and salt. In a separate bowl, mix together the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and thyme. Dip the haddock fillets in the milk, then press into the crumb mixture to coat. Place haddock fillets in a glass baking dish, and drizzle with melted butter.

  • Bake on the top rack of the preheated oven until the fish flakes easily, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

325 calories; protein 27.7g; carbohydrates 17g; fat 15.7g; cholesterol 103.3mg; sodium 1565.2mg. Full Nutrition