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Lemon Garlic Butter Bake Fish

Lemon Garlic Butter Bake Fish

Indulge in a culinary masterpiece with our Lemon Garlic Butter Baked Fish Recipe. In just 20 minutes, savor the succulent flavors of perfectly baked white fish infused with zesty lemon and aromatic garlic butter. This quick and elegant dish is a delightful addition to your recipe collection. Try it today and elevate your home cooking game.

  • Serves: 1 People
  • Prep Time: 10minutes
  • Cooking: 10mintues
  • Difficulties: easy
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For Cooking
  • 4 tablespoons 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 3Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 ½pounds white fish fillets (such as cod, tilapia, or halibut)
  • ½teaspoon sea salt
  • ½teaspoon ½ teaspoon black pepper
For Dressing
  • 10Spoons Minced parsley for garnish
Nutritional Information
  • Fat
  • Calories
    250-300 kcal
  • Carbohydrates
  • Protein
  • Saturated Fat
  • Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Fiber
  • Sugars
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    Preheat and Prepare: Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). While the oven is heating, melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a small frying pan over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant. Zest the lemon using a Micro plane and add the zest to the melted butter, mixing well.

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    Lemon Slices: Thinly slice the zested lemon. Place some of these lemon slices in the bottom of a baking dish, reserving any extras for later use.

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    Season the Fish: Pat the white fish fillets dry with paper towels. Season both sides of the fillets with ½ teaspoon of sea salt and ½ teaspoon of black pepper.

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    Assemble and Bake: Place the seasoned fish fillets on top of the lemon slices in the baking dish. Drizzle or brush the lemon garlic butter mixture evenly over the fish, ensuring it’s fully coated.

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    Baking: Bake the fish in the preheated oven for approximately 10-12 minutes, or until the fish easily flakes with a fork. Cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the fillets.

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    Garnish and Serve: Once done, remove the fish from the oven. Sprinkle minced parsley over the top for a pop of color and additional flavor. Serve your Lemon Garlic Butter Baked Fish hot, and pair it with your favorite side dishes.


Use a Micro plane for finely zesting the lemon; it imparts the best flavor.
Choose a white fish fillet of your preference, such as cod, tilapia, or halibut.
Monitor the cooking time closely to prevent overcooking, as fish should easily flake with a fork when done.


Be careful when handling the hot baking dish and melted butter.
Ensure the fish is fully cooked by checking that it flakes easily with a fork before serving.
This Lemon Garlic Butter Baked Fish recipe is a quick, flavorful, and easy dish that can be prepared in just 20 minutes. It’s perfect for a delightful and hassle-free meal.

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