Simple baked fish

Baking fish has always been an intimidating task to most (not least my wife) for some reason. I never saw it as difficult protein to work with, but I can see how the balance of having a “fishy” tasting fish versus one with over powering flavour, or overcooking versus undercooking can be challenging. Here’s a quick recipe that is sure to bring some confidence to your fish baking game.

Time:

A half hour

Serves:

3-4

Good for:

  • Great flavour and Omega 3 source
  • Light on the stomach
  • Simple ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs (.8kg) Fresh fish, preferably white fish or tilapia
  • 3 tbsp Melted Butter
  • 1 tspn Paprika
  • ½ cup Skim milk
  • ¾ cup Bread crumbs
  • Lemon wedges for garnish

Kitchen things you’ll need:

  • An oven tray
  • A bowl to dip into skim milk
  • A plate to dip in bread crumbs

Making it:

  • Wash the fillets and dry it with paper towels, then, lightly grease a baking pan, meanwhile, preheat the oven to 500 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Dip the fillets into the skim milk followed by a dip in the breadcrumbs. Then, place the fillets in the pan and pour the melted butter over it. Sprinkle some amount of paprika as well.
  • Once done, place it in the oven and bake the fish uncovered for around 10 minutes. Add some lemon wedges while serving

Tips/notes:

  • Instead of paprika which might be strong for kids, try garlic salt or fish seasoning
  • An alternative to bread crumbs, and for extra crunch use Panko (Japanese bread crumbs).

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