Baked Fish

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This easy baked fish recipe has a lot of flavor and goes well with a simple steamed vegetable. 

recipe, baked fish
Preparation Time
  • 5 minutes
Cooking time
  • 25 minutes
Number of servings
  • 4


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen white fish fillets,such as tailapia, halibut, and cod
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. onion powder
  • ⅛ tsp. black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. oregano
  • ⅛ tsp. thyme or basil
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil


    1. Wash hands with soap and water.
    2. If frozen, thaw fish according to package instructions.
    3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    4. Place fish fillets next to each other in an ungreased baking pan, then wash hands with soap and water.
    5. Combine seasonings (paprika through thyme) in a small bowl. Sprinkle over fish.
    6. Pour lemon juice and oil over fish.
    7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 145° F on a food thermometer. Fish will flake easily with a fork.

    Number of Servings 4, Serving Size 1 (4 oz.) piece, Calories 130, Total Fat 4.5 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Trans Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 50 mg, Sodium 60 mg, Total Carbohydrates 1 g, Fiber 0 g, Total Sugars 0 g, Includes 0 g Added Sugars, Protein 20 g, Vitamin D 1 mcg, Calcium 21 mg, Iron 1 mg, Potassium 481 mg

    Menu ideas

    While the fish is in the oven, steam a vegetable to serve on the side.


  • Thaw fish overnight in the refrigerator. Put on a plate to collect any drippings.
    For a crispy topping, add 1/2 cup breadcrumbs to the seasoning mix.