Grilled Fish + Crisp Lemon Cheese Topping

Another fish with cheese offering from Sue. This time with a lemon flavour. 

Grilled Fish + Crisp Lemon Cheese Topping

Sue Dick


Ingredients for sauce

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Ingredients for topping

  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup cheese grated
  • 1 tablespoon parsley chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind finely grated
  • 2 tablespoons gherkins finely chopped (optional)

Ingredients for fish

  • 1-2 tablespoons oil
  • 750 g fish fillets skinned & boned


  • Whisk eggs in a small bowl
  • Slowly beat the oil, lemon rind, juice, mustard and parsley into egg (for sauce)
  • Mix topping ingredients in a second bowl
  • Line grill pan and lightly brush with oil
  • Arrange fish on pan.
  • Spoon on sauce.
  • Sprinkle with topping.
  • Grill for 10-15 minutes (not close to grill).
  • Serve immediately.


Sue served this with salad plus pita breads flavoured with garlic, parmesan cheese, and olives, but a leafy salad with baked potatoes would serve as well.

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