Baked Halibut with Crispy Panko

Baked Halibut with Crispy Panko

Background and History:

Baked Halibut with Crispy Panko is a culinary masterpiece that combines the mild and delicate flavors of halibut with the irresistible crunch of panko breadcrumbs. While the specific origin of this dish may be elusive, it’s a testament to the creativity of modern seafood cuisine, offering a delightful contrast in texture and taste.


  • 4 halibut fillets (6-8 oz each)
  • 1 cup of panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Serves: 4

Time: 10 minutes (prep), 20 minutes (cooking)

Cooking Time: 20 minutes


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Season the halibut fillets with salt and pepper and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, combine panko breadcrumbs, melted butter, and chopped parsley. Mix well to create a breadcrumb mixture.
  • Spread the breadcrumb mixture evenly over the top of each halibut fillet, pressing it down lightly to adhere.
  • Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the fillets for a burst of flavor.
  • Bake the halibut in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until the fish is opaque and the panko topping is golden brown.
  • Serve your Baked Halibut with Crispy Panko hot, garnished with additional fresh parsley, and lemon wedges on the side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 280
  • Protein: 30g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 2g


  • Halibut’s mild flavor pairs perfectly with the crispy texture of panko breadcrumbs, creating a delightful contrast.
  • Customize your breadcrumb mixture with your favorite herbs and spices for added flavor.

Allergy Warning:

  • Be cautious if you or your guests have allergies to fish, gluten, or dairy (from the butter).
  • Check for potential cross-contamination or substitute ingredients as needed for any allergies or dietary restrictions.

Enjoy your homemade Baked Halibut with Crispy Panko, a dish that elevates halibut to new heights with a delightful and satisfying crunch.

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