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baked fish with asparagus

(1 rating)
Recipe by
J. White Harris
Gallatin, TN

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.

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked fish with asparagus

  • 6 md
    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

How To Make baked fish with asparagus

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.

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