Panko Crusted Basa

Panko Crusted Basa
Panko Crusted Basa

A species of catfish from Southeast Asia, basa is growing in popularity in the US, and it tastes great with Japanese breadcrumbs


  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 4 pieces of basa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dill spice, fresh is best
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup dill relish


Heat oven on 400 degrees.

Mix breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, and dill spices together.

Dredge each piece of fish in flour, shake excess flour off and dip in the egg/water mixture then dip in panko breadcrumbs.

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and place pieces of fish on your cookie sheet.

Bake in the oven for about 15 to 20 minutes until the crust is a golden brown color.

While fish is baking, prepare your sauce by mixing the mayo and dill relish together.


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