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Golden Baked Whitefish Recipe

Golden Baked Whitefish Recipe

This recipe represents our part of the country as fishing is very big here. We eat a lot of fish, and this is one of our favorite ways to prepare it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 2 pounds whitefish fillets
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • Fresh dill and lemon wedges, optional


  • 1. Place fish in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; sprinkle with pepper. Beat egg white with salt if desired until stiff peaks form. Fold in mayonnaise, dill and onion; spoon over fish. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until topping is puffed and fish flakes easily with a fork. Garnish with dill and lemon if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with light mayonnaise and without salt) equals 201 calories, 11 g fat (0 saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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