Lemon Fish Bake

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 pieces of serving size Salmon or Halibut
  • Salt
  • 5 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 lemon thinly sliced
  • ¼ to ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ cup lemon juice

LEMON SAUCE INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ cup lemon juice

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Place fillets in a single layer in a shallow buttered baking dish. Salt each fillet lightly, then top with about 2 teaspoons of melted butter. Cover baking dish with foil. Place in 450 degree oven and bake until fish flakes easily with fork. Allow 10 minutes for each inch of thickness.
  • When fish is baked, drain off part of liquid and cover with Lemon Sauce. Serve each fillet topped with a thin slice of lemon, a dollop of sour cream, and shredded cheese. Make 8 servings. Note: The trick to cooking moist fish: DO NOT OVER COOK

LEMON SAUCE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Make a paste of cornstarch and butter. Bring water and lemon juice to a boil. Stir in cornstarch paste and cook until thickened. Use about 2 tablespoons sauce on each fillet.

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RECIPE INGREDIENTS

8 pieces of serving size Salmon or Halibut
Salt
5 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 lemon thinly sliced
¼ to ½ cup sour cream
½ cup Cheddar cheese, shredded

LEMON SAUCE INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon corn starch
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1½ cups water
½ cup lemon juice