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Garlic Lemon Fish Fillet with Herbs

Combining different types of herbs not only gives this speedy fish depth of flavor, but it also results in a beautiful, easy, delicious dish. The herbs compliment the delicate flavor of the fish. —Yvonne Nemec, Phillipsburg, New Jersey
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pound whitefish or sole fillets
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs

Directions

  • In a small microwave-safe dish, combine the onion, butter and garlic. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until onion is partially cooked. Stir in the lemon juice, parsley, salt, tarragon and thyme.
  • Arrange fillets in a greased 2-qt. round microwave-safe dish. Top with half of the butter mixture. Stir bread crumbs into the remaining butter mixture; sprinkle over fillets.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounce-weight: 161 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 338mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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