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Lemon Butter Fish

Posted by Kim McCosker on

Lemon Butter Fish

Serves 4 serves


  • 4 150g white fish fillets
  • 1 lemon teaspoon of zest and juiced
  • 3 tablespoons salt-reduced butter
  • 2 bunches asparagus steamed


  • Season the fish with cracked pepper.
  • In a small bowl, blend together the lemon juice, zest and 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • Spread over both sides of the fish.
  • Melt remaining butter in a nonstick frying pan over moderate heat.
  • Add the fish and cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, basting until tender and golden, flaking easily with a fork.
  • Portion the already steamed asparagus onto serving plates, top with the fish and drizzle with the yummy lemon butter in the pan.

Recipe Notes

Butter is a saturated fat, but in this recipe I used a small amount to really bring out the best in this dish. When buying butter, always choose reduced salt and only use butter occasionally. A reduced salt margarine is a healthier choice for an everyday spread. To increase carbohydrate and fibre, serve this yummy buttery fish with roasted Sebago potatoes.
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Butter Fish
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118.8 Calories from Fat 110
% Daily Value*
Fat 12.25g19%
Saturated Fat 6.95g43%
Sodium 108.75mg5%
Carbohydrates 2.2g1%
Fibre 2.475g10%
Kilojoules 960.25kJ11%
* Percentage based on 2000 calorie diet daily value.

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