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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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

1 fillet (5 ounces) equals 350 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 152 mg cholesterol, 819 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 41 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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