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Lemon Baked Fish


Try this simple and delicious Lemon Baked Fish with rich butter that your whole family will beg you to include into your weekly dinner rotation.

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  • 1-pound haddock or flounder fillets; fresh or frozen
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon rosemary


Servings 6
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 50mins
Adapted from


Step 1

If frozen, thaw the fish overnight in the refrigerator.

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Zest the lemon and place in a bowl. Cut the lemon and squeeze. Measure 4 teaspoons and place in a bowl.

Measure butter, salt, black pepper, and rosemary and add to bowl

Microwave or place in oven until butter is melted. Mix well.

Divide the fish into 6 servings and place in a single layer in a baking dish.

Pour the butter seasoning mixture evenly over the fish.

Bake 25 minutes or until the fish flakes easily.

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