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Baked Fish with Cheese Sauce Recipe

Baked Fish with Cheese Sauce Recipe

There's plenty of time to whip up this flaky fish and decadent cheese sauce. Turn a ho-hum weeknight into a special occasion.—Kristin Reynolds, Van Buren, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 orange roughy fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard


  • 1. Place fish in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Brush with butter; sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine flour and milk until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheese and mustard until cheese is melted. Serve with fish. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 206 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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Reviewed Mar. 16, 2015

"Very Good, And was quick and easy to make."

Reviewed Jun. 20, 2012

"I made this for my son's girlfriend, who does not eat meat, and she loved it! I loved it, too. The fish was moist and delicious and the cheese sauce was great1"

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2011

"Yummy. I made it with snapper because that's what I had."

Reviewed Oct. 13, 2010

"This is an excellent recipe. I ran out of bread crumbs so I smashed up goldfish crackers, the cheddar taste was an excellent edition."

Reviewed Sep. 30, 2010

"easy, fast, and tasty. Perfect for a mid-week supper."

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