Baked Halibut with Lemon Butter Sauce

Renée G.

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@ReneeCooks

This is a delicious way to prepare fish that any devout red meat lover will appreciate. It's meaty and yummilicious. Any firm white fish will work - like halibut or cod.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

12 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 tbsp. lemon juice
3 tbsp. butter, melted
¼ cup all-purpose flour
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. paprika
2 tsp. worcestershire sauce
¼ tsp. white pepper
4 (6 oz.) fish fillets (about 1” thick)
2 tbsp. minced fresh parsley, garnish
2 tsp. grated lemon peel, garnish
lemon butter sauce for serving (recipe below)

LEMON BUTTER SAUCE

¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 clove garlic, peeled
½ -1 tsp. salt
¼ tsp. ground white pepper
1 stick butter, melted
zest of 1 lemon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400° F. Spray 13”x9” baking dish with non-stick spray; set aside.
2
In a shallow bowl, mix lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and butter. In a separate shallow bowl, mix flour and seasonings. Dip fillets in lemon juice mixture, then in flour mixture to coat both sides; shake off excess.
3
Place in prepared baking dish. Drizzle with remaining lemon juice mixture. Bake 12-15 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork.
4
Meanwhile, prepare Lemon Butter Sauce
5
Mix parsley and lemon peel; sprinkle over baked fish.
6
Lemon Butter Sauce:

In a blender, process the lime juice, garlic, and salt and pepper until the garlic is fully incorporated.
While still running at a low speed, pour the melted butter in through the lid opening, blending until emulsified.
7
Pour into a bowl and stir in lemon zest and any pan juices from the baking dish.
8
Pour or spoon over fish which has been placed on individual serving plates, with a steamed vegetable and a scoop of cous cous or rice pilaf, alongside.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy