Baked Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce (Keto, Low-Carb)

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This baked fish with lemon butter sauce is one of the easiest meals we’ve made yet! Fish cooks quickly so this is perfect for a last minute dinner when you just don’t have the prep time the in the middle of a busy work week.

Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:

If you're on a high protein, low carb diet, sometimes you just get sick of meat and chicken! This baked fish is so easy to make and packs 22g of fiber, giving all that red meat a run for its money! The lemon butter sauce is so creamy and delicious - perfect for those of you on a ketogenic diet who are looking for high fat/high satiety!

By Liz Lederman

Baked Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce (Keto, Low-Carb)

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 2

Ingredients

2 4-ounce white fish fillets
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lemon
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup butter
1 teaspoon garlic paste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. Line a baking dish with baking paper.
  2. Finely grate the rind of one lemon and cut half of it into small segments.
  3. Pat fish dry, then season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and half the grated lemon rind. Place in the oven and bake for 12 – 14 minutes until just falling apart and cooked through.
  4. In a frying pan heat the butter over medium heat until just turning golden, around 3 – 4 minutes. Add the remaining half lemon rind and garlic and cook for another minute. Stir in the lemon segments.
  5. Serve the fish topped with lemon sauce and enjoy!  *We recommend enjoying with roasted broccoli, steamed asparagus, or whatever veggies your hear desires!
Preheat oven to 425 F. Line a baking dish with baking paper. Finely grate the rind of one lemon and cut half of it into small segments. Pat fish dry, then season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and half the grated lemon rind. Place in the oven and bake for 12 – 14 minutes until just falling apart and cooked through. In a frying pan heat the butter over medium heat until just turning golden, around 3 – 4 minutes. Add the remaining half lemon rind and garlic and cook for another minute. Stir in the lemon segments. Serve the fish topped with lemon sauce and enjoy!  *We recommend enjoying with roasted broccoli, steamed asparagus, or whatever veggies your hear desires!

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: Calories: 426; Total Fat: 33 g; Saturated Fat: 20 g; Monounsaturated Fat: 13 g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g; Cholesterol: 81 mg; Sodium: 1169 mg; Potassium: 37 mg; Carbohydrate: 2 g; Fiber: 0 g; Sugar: 2 g; Protein: 22 g

Nutrition Bonus:

Vitamin C: 15%; Vitamin A: 19%; Iron: 1%; Calcium: 4%

 

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