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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


  • 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


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.