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Baked Fish with Lemon Cream Sauce

Baked Fish with Lemon Cream Sauce

Baked fish recipes are an easy and delicious dish. This one comes with a beautiful lemon cream sauce and is a perfect recipe for a lazy Sunday dinner.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course, main meals
Servings 4 servings

what you'll need

  • 4 5 - 6 oz fish fillets about 1/2" thick, skinless and boneless
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 - 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 tbsp shallots finely chopped, white part only
  • fresh parsley to serve
  • lemon slices to serve

let's do it

  • Warm up the oven to 200ºC/390ºF.
  • Arrange fish fillets in a single layer over a baking sheet on a baking dish, fillets shouldn’t be packed closely together. Drizzle salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Combine butter, cream, garlic, lemon juice, mustard, salt, and pepper in a microwave bowl. Set for 2x30 sec bursts, stir in between until mixture is melted and smooth.
  • Toss the finely chopped shallots over fish fillets and pour sauce.
  • Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. If meat easily flakes with a fork, fish is cooked.
  • Dress with parsley and lemon wedges.
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