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Garlic Lemon Fish Fillet with Herbs Recipe

Combining different types of herbs not only gives this speedy fish depth of flavor, but it also results in a beautiful dish. Yvonne Nemec of Stewartsville, New Jersey relates, “this is such an easy dish and so delicious. The herbs compliment the delicate flavor of the fish. We love it!” —Yvonne Nemec, Phillipsburg, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pound whitefish or sole fillets
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs

Directions

  • 1. In a small microwave-safe dish, combine the onion, butter and garlic. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until onion is partially cooked. Stir in the lemon juice, parsley, salt, tarragon and thyme.
  • 2. Arrange fillets in a greased 2-qt. round microwave-safe dish. Top with half of the butter mixture. Stir bread crumbs into the remaining butter mixture; sprinkle over fillets.
  • 3. Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 161 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 338 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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