Parmesan Baked Cobia

Preparation Time

5 Mins

Cooking Time

20 Mins

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Parmesan Baked Cobia

Ideal for a quick family meal that everyone will enjoy. Try oven-baked Open Blue Cobia with a tangy parmesan and basil coating. Accompany with a green salad. Ready to serve in under 30 minutes.

Step 1

Preheat oven at180°C / 375 F.

Step 1 -- Preheat oven at180°C / 375 F.

Step 2

Rinse Cobia portions and pat dry. Dredge fish in melted butter.

Step 2 -- Rinse Cobia portions and pat dry. Dredge fish in melted butter.

Step 3

Mix remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Simply take each Open Blue Cobia portion and place in the cheesy breadcrumb mixture, press to ensure overall coverage.

Step 3 -- Mix remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Simply take each Open Blue Cobia portion and place in the cheesy breadcrumb mixture, press to ensure overall coverage.

Step 4

Place the breaded fish on a well-oiled baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.

Step 4 -- Place the breaded fish on a well-oiled baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.

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  • ??? 4 x 4oz (120g) Open Blue Cobia portions (skinless)
  • ??? ½ cup melted butter
  • ??? 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • ??? 1 cup finely grated parmesan cheese
  • ??? 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • ??? ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil

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