Baked Fish With Asparagus Recipe

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Baked Fish With Asparagus

J White Harris


This recipe is a winner for me. I like fish and I like asparagus. This recipe puts them together for a nutricious, low calorie, delicious dish.

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15 Min


20 Min




6 medium
asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
3/4 lb
cod, haddock or orange roughy fillets
1/3 c
chopped onion
2 Tbsp
butter, divided
1 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp
dash of pepper
3/4 c
2% milk
1/3 c
shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 c
crushed saltines (about 7 crackers)
1/8 tsp
dried parsley flakes

Directions Step-By-Step

Place the asparagus in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook for 1-2 minutes. Drain and place in a 1-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with fish; set aside.
In a small saucepan, saute onion in 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese until melted. Pour over fish.
Melt remaining butter; stir in crackers and parsley. Sprinkle over cheese sauce. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until crumbs are golden brown and fish flakes easily with a fork.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy