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Fish Fillets in Garlic Butter Recipe

Fish Fillets in Garlic Butter Recipe

This dish features seafood that's a mealtime mainstay in our home area. If fresh salmon isn't available where you live, other fish varieties will work just as well.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 fish fillets (about 6 ounces each) (salmon or whitefish or cod)
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • Lemon wedges


  • 1. In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Saute garlic 1 minute. Place fish over garlic, cover and cook over low heat 3 minutes. Carefully turn fish; sprinkle with onions. Cover and continue to cook until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 2-3 minutes. Squeeze lemon over fish. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 132 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2009

"Very good, although on the second time around, I used Halibut which took a little longer, but the dish was worth the effort!"

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2009

"Use a extra clove of Garlic and a dab more butter, overall though very good"

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