English Fish Fillets Recipe

Serves/Makes: 3 - 4


  • 1 pound (454 g) fish fillets
  • Juice and rind of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) melted butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
How to cook English Fish Fillets:
  • Cut fillets into servings.
  • Mix together lemon juice and rind.
  • Dip fish servings into lemon mixture, to coat well.
  • Arrange fish servings into a square 8-inch (20-cm) glass dish or a 9-inch (23-cm) pie plate.
  • Brush each serving with melted butter or margarine.
  • Sprinkle with paprika.
  • Cover dish or plate with waxed paper; microwave on 'HIGH', for 4 to 6 minutes, according to chosen fish.
  • Do not turn fish servings.
  • Leave to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Serve, coated with buttery cooking juices, sprinkled with salt and pepper.


Oven: 700 watts
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 4 to 6 minutes
Waiting time: 5 minutes
This is a really easy, even though delicious recipe.
Either use fresh, frozen or thawed fish fillets.

This recipe for English Fish Fillets serves/makes: 3 - 4

The English Fish Fillets recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Various Fish (more Various Fish recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)
Cuisine: British (more British recipes)

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