Crusty Mustard-Seed Fillets

Yield: 4 portions
Lemon – 1
Cod or haddock, skinned, boned – 4 6-oz. portions
Bread crumbs (fresh baguette or sourdough) – 3/4 cup
Dried thyme – 1 tsp.
Kosher salt – 2 tsp.
White pepper – 1 tsp.
Cayenne pepper – 1/4 tsp.
Mustard seed, toasted, ground – 1 tsp.
Garlic-flavored vegetable spray – as needed


  1. Squeeze lemon juice over fillets; set aside 5 minutes. Pat dry with paper toweling.
  2. Combine crumbs, herbs and spices in shallow bowl; dip each fillet on both sides.
  3. Spray baking sheet. Arrange breaded fillets on sheet; mist each with spray.
  4. Bake at 425F for 3 to 4 minutes; transfer to another oven; bake at 325F about 8 minutes or until done. (A broiler or salamander can also be used.)

5.Serve immediately with lemon wedges.