Simply Savory Meal Recipe: Baked Fish

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Delightfully Baked Fish

When it comes to baking fish, flaky and fresh can make for a great combination. For a classic meal with a seasoned flare, try this delicious baked fish with lemon pepper seasoning and onions. Find more traditional, tasty recipes at usda.gov.
Baked Fish
Recipe courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture
Servings: 4
Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
1 pound fish fillets (whitefish, trout or tilapia)
1 onion, sliced
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
¼ teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning (optional)
Instructions
Heat oven to 350°F.
Place 12-inch piece of foil on counter. Coat foil with nonstick cooking spray. Place fillets in middle of foil. If fillets have skin, place skin-side down.
Spread sliced onions, salt, pepper and oil on top of fillets. Add lemon pepper seasoning, if desired. Fold foil over fish.
Place foil pouch on baking sheet and place in oven. Bake fish 15-20 minutes until fish reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145°F on a food thermometer and is flaky when tested with fork.
Divide into four portions and serve.