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Salsa Fish Recipe

Salsa Fish Recipe

"My family loves outdoor activities, especially fishing," informs Diane Grajewski of North Branch, Michigan. "I give their catch of the day unexpected zip with salsa. It dresses up these golden crumb-coated fillets and keeps them moist and tender."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 pounds fish fillets (walleye, bass or perch)
  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups salsa
  • 8 ounces shredded or sliced part-skim mozzarella or provolone cheese


  • 1. Coat fish fillets in bread crumbs. In a skillet, brown fillets in oil. Arrange in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with salsa and cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 7-10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork and cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounce-weight: 350 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 152mg cholesterol, 819mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 41g protein

Reviews for Salsa Fish

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Reviewed Oct. 15, 2015

"Easy and delicious. All I had to purchase was the fish."

Reviewed Sep. 13, 2010

"I used bass and some large crappie fillets and it was spectacular!"

Reviewed Apr. 19, 2010

"Really liked this. A spicy salsa gives it kick, and lots of cheese gives it even more flavor. Great for people who normally are not fish fans."

Reviewed Dec. 20, 2009

"Husband loved it"

Reviewed Jun. 9, 2009

"Even my four year old liked it."

Reviewed Jun. 2, 2009

"Homemade or fresh salsa is best for this - I found the commercial brands too wet"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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