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.

Percival Langley
Latest posts by Percival Langley (see all)
Percival Langley, the creative force behind this site, holds the unique and delectable title of Gourmet Expert. With a passion for elevating the culinary experiences of our furry companions, Percival shares delightful and nutritious recipes that go beyond the ordinary. His site is a go-to resource for pet owners seeking to pamper their pets with gourmet treats and meals. Percival's expertise in crafting delicious and health-conscious pet cuisine is evident in the tasteful and innovative content he curates. For those who believe in treating their pets to a culinary adventure, Percival Langley's site is a flavorful journey into the world of gourmet pet delights.