Almond-Topped Fish

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: May. 26, 2022
A co-worker gave me this recipe, but I didn't try it until recently. What a mistake it was to wait! It's easier than dipping, coating and frying—and the flavor is outstanding. Once you've tried this tender fish, you'll never go back to fried. —Heidi Kirsch, Waterloo, Iowa
Almond-Topped Fish Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cod or haddock fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted


  1. Place butter in a 13x9-in. baking dish; heat in a 400° oven until melted. Spread butter over bottom of dish; cover with onion.
  2. Arrange fish over onion; sprinkle with salt, dill and pepper. Combine the Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, parsley and lemon juice; spread over fish.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 400° until fish flakes easily with a fork, 18-20 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet: 220 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 658mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat.

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