Parmesan crusted flathead

Serves: 100g per person starter | Preparation Time: 10 min


  • Filleted fish cut into 2cm by 10cm pieces. Any good firm white fleash fish will do.
  • 300g panko breadcumbs
  • 100g finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • plain flour
  • 1 lemon 
  • Rocket 


Add your grated paremsan to the panko bread crumbs and season well.
Set up your crumbing station next to your deep fryer. Flour bowl, egg, crumbs.
Take a strip of fish and coat it in flour then dip into egg repeat this only the second time from the egg to the crumbs.
Drop the coated fish into the hot oil and once golden and crispy remove and set aside onto kitchen towel.
Repeat this until you have enough for your guests (you can keep them warm in the oven once ready).
Serve with a lightly dressed lemon oil and rocket salad.

Lemon Oil
Squeeze half the lemon juice into a bowl add half a tsp of caster sugar and three Tbsp of good olive oil.