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Easy Baked Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins
Even if your family says they don't like fish, try this recipe out on them! The buttery, tangy sauce gives mouthwatering flavor to a mild-tasting fish. We think you'll love it!
Servings: 4
Calories: 895kcal
Author: Raia


  • 5-6 fillets of fish I like to use flounder or hake
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup butter or ghee
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic about 3 cloves
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice about 1/2 a lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest about 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon parsley


  • Preheat oven to 425° F.
  • Arrange fish on jellyroll pan (a cookie sheet with sides) and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • In small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  • When butter is melted stir in garlic. Let sizzle a minute or two until fragrant, then turn off the heat and add in remaining ingredients.
  • Spoon sauce over fish (about 1 1/2 tablespoons per fillet) and bake for 10 minutes, or until flakey.
  • Serve hot, with leftover sauce for drizzling.


Calories: 895kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 140g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 537mg | Sodium: 3722mg | Potassium: 1800mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 726IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 243mg | Iron: 2mg
courses: Main Course
cuisine: American, Mediterranean
keyword: easy, fish, gluten free, grain free, low-carb, main course