Baked Fish from Iceland

Have a hankering for Icelandic cuisine? Start out with baked fish

This recipe is from a childrens' cook book published by UNICEF. This meal used to be our family's favorite. It is very easy and delicious.

-Swiss Miss

This recipe is courtesy of Swiss Miss and Food.com

Ready in
45 m
6
Servings
361
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 6 fish fillets or six cod fish fillets
  • 1 lemon
  • 200 Grams Emmenthal cheese or two hundred grams tilsiter cheese, grated
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard
  • 1 Cup cream
  • 1/2 Cup breadcrumbs

Directions

Preheat oven at 180 degrees C.

Butter a baking dish.

Put the fillets into the baking dish.

Season the fillets with salt, pepper, and freshly squeezed lemon juice.

Cover the fish with ground cheese.

Mix mustard with cream, and pour it over fish fillets.

Cover with breadcrumbs.

Bake the fillets for 35 minutes.

Serve with rice or noodles.

Baked Fish Shopping Tip

A fresh fish should not smell fishy nor have milky, opaque eyes; it should have bright red gills, firm flesh, and a tight anal cavity.

Baked Fish Cooking Tip

Whole fish should be stored upright in ice in the refrigerator.

Baked Fish Wine Pairing

Most white wines (especially albariño) and rosé with most fish dishes. Muscadet, sancerre, or New Zealand sauvignon blanc with cold fish dishes; chardonnay, pinot gris/grigio, or pinot blanc with grilled or roasted fish; sauvignon blanc or gewürztraminer with baked fish; grüner veltliner with fish pâté; vintage or non-vintage champagne or sparkling wine with light fish dishes; fino or manzanilla with small fried fish; junmai, junmai-ginjo, or junmai-daiginjo with teriyaki fish.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
29g
44%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
17g
85%
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Protein
17g
34%
Carbs
9g
3%
Vitamin A
272µg
30%
Vitamin B12
0.8µg
12.5%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
7.1%
Vitamin C
6mg
10%
Vitamin D
0.9µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
1mg
5%
Vitamin K
3µg
4%
Calcium
278mg
28%
Fiber
0.8g
3.1%
Folate (food)
17µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
29µg
7%
Folic acid
7µg
N/A
Iron
0.7mg
4.1%
Magnesium
30mg
7%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
7%
Phosphorus
280mg
40%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
249mg
7%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
14.9%
Sodium
344mg
14%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
9.5%
Trans
0.5g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
10%