Baked Lemon Fish
For bread crumb mixture:
  • ½ – 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (about 1 lemon)
  • ¼ cup walnut halves
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan (I pulled my large bag from the freezer I get at Costco)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
For Fish:
  • 4 fish fillets (such as tilapia, grouper, mahi, cod), rinsed and patted dry
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter, plus extra for broccoli
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons capers (can omit this)
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a food processor combine bread, lemon zest, walnuts, and cheese.
  3. Pulse until almost uniform in texture.
  4. Continue pulsing while drizzling in the olive oil.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Season fish with salt and pepper.
  7. Place 4 fillets in a single layer on a buttered 9- by 12-inch casserole.
  8. In a small saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons of butter and add the lemon juice and capers.
  9. Pour butter mixture over fish, and sprinkle tops with bread crumb mixture.
  10. Bake uncovered for 15 to 20 minutes.
  11. Serve fish on top of angel hair pasta, pouring pan juices over pasta and broccoli.
Recipe by Faithful Provisions at