Fish Fillets with Lemon Parsley Topping

Fish Fillets with Lemon Parsley Topping
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Here’s a quick weeknight dinner to enjoy with your family. Fish can make a great entrée when you are pressed for time since it cooks quickly, plus it’s a great source of lean protein.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    4 1/2 oz. cooked fish + 1 Tbsp. parsley mixture
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    4 1/2 oz. cooked fish + 1 Tbsp. parsley mixture
  • Amount per serving Calories 285

  • Total Fat 17g
    • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 75mg
  • Sodium 75mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    • Dietary Fiber 0g
    • Total Sugars 0g
  • Protein 33g

Choices/Exchanges: 5 Lean meat, 1 1/2 Fat



  • lean white fish fillets (6-ounce each, such as tilapia, snapper, or flounder, rinsed and patted dry )
  • Paprika to taste
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    1/4 cup
  • lemon zest
    1/2 tsp
  • parsley (finely chopped)
    2 tbsp
  • dried dill (dried)
    1/4 tsp
  • medium lemon (halved)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Line a baking sheet with foil, coat foil with cooking spray, arrange the fillets on foil, and sprinkle evenly with the paprika. Season lightly with salt and pepper, if desired. Bake 10 minutes or until the fish is opaque in center.

  3. While fish is cooking, combine the remaining ingredients, except lemon halves, in a small mixing bowl and set aside.

  4. Using a slotted spatula, remove the fish, place on four dinner plates and squeeze lemon juice evenly over all. Top with the parsley mixture.