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Basil Walnut Fish Fillets Recipe

Basil Walnut Fish Fillets Recipe

Spreading fish fillets with a seasoned mayonnaise and sour cream mixture keeps the fish moist while baking. For the most flavor, use fresh basil, which is abundant in gardens and grocery stores in summer.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds cod or haddock, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  • 1. Place fish in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, Parmesan cheese and basil; spoon over fish. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 272 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.