Lemon Baked Whitefish

Jo Zimny


You can use tilapia, cod, halibut any whitefish in this recipe. It turns a gold brown colour and the hint of lemon comes through and is just enough to delight any palate. I served this along side my spicy Potato Salad.


★★★★☆ 3 votes

10 Min
25 Min


  • 1 lb
    white fish fillets
  • 1/4 c
    earth balance, melted
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    spelt flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    white pepper
  • ·

How to Make Lemon Baked Whitefish


  1. Cut fish into 3" pieces.
  2. Melt the Earth Balance and add the lemon juice
  3. In another bowl mix the spelt flour, salt and pepper.
  4. Dip the fish into the Earth Balance/lemon mixture, then roll in the flour.
  5. Place in an un-greased baking dish with at least 1" sides. Pour the remaining Earth Balance/lemon mixture over the fish.
  6. Bake uncovered at 350'F for about 25-30 minutes or until fish is flaky but not dry.
  7. Garnish with parsley and lemon slices if desired.
  8. Enjoy!

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About Lemon Baked Whitefish

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Healthy

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