Baked Flounder with Panko and Parmesan


This flounder recipe is simple and tasty. Serve with vegetables, a tossed salad, or rice.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 4 (4 ounce) flounder fillets

  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted, divided

  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 pinch dried thyme

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a large, shallow baking dish.

  2. Lay flounder fillets in the prepared baking dish and brush with 1 tablespoon butter.

    flounder fillets brushed with butter

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  3. Combine remaining 3 tablespoons butter with bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, thyme, and pepper in a bowl; sprinkle over flounder and pat down lightly.

    coated flounder fillets on tray

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  4. Bake in the preheated oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, 15 to 20 minutes.

    overhead of baked crusted flounder

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  5. Carefully transfer fillets to a plate with a thin spatula.

    mid angle looking at a plate of golden brown baked flounder with a side of lemon wedges


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
18g Fat
20g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 800mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 173mg 13%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 326mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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