Crispy oven-baked fish with a cornflake coating: Get the retro recipe

Crispy oven-baked fish with a cornflake coating retro recipe

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Crispy oven-baked fish with a cornflake coating (1967)

Instead of plain bread crumbs, try baking some “oven crusty fish” with a cornflake coating! Kellogg’s corn flake crumbs create a crunchy crust, which is made more bright with Tabasco pepper sauce.

Oven crusty fish with a cornflake coating Get the retro recipe 1967

A SIMILAR RECIPE: Corn-crisped chicken recipe (1966)

Crispy oven-baked fish with a cornflake coating retro recipe

Crispy oven-baked fish

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

This retro dinner recipe from the 1960s was originally called "Oven crusty fish."


  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Tabasco brand pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 pounds fish fillets, fresh or thawed frozen (flounder, cod, haddock, etc.)
  • 1 cup Kellogg's Corn Flake Crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or vegetable oil
  • lemon wedges
  • finely chopped parsley


  1. Combine egg, water, Tabasco and salt; beat until blended.
  2. Drain fish fillets, if necessary; then dip in egg mixture.
  3. Coat generously with corn flake crumbs.
  4. Place on foil-lined baking sheet. Drizzle with melted butter.
  5. Bake in moderate oven (375 F) 20 to 30 minutes, or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with cut lemon wedges.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 288Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 183mgSodium: 533mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 38g

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