Garlic and Lemon Baked Perch

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 30 minutes
  • 4 servings

Prepare to be dazzled by how easy it is to prepare this deliciously baked perch. It’s tender and moist and the lemon with garlic only make it better. Cook it in a buttery mustard and lemon juice mixture, which adds up to the acidic taste.

Ingredients Needed for Garlic and Lemon Baked Perch

    ⅔ cup melted butter
    ⅓ cup heavy cream
    ¼ cup lemon juice
    1 tablespoon mustard
    1 pound nile perch fillet (4 fillets 4-ounce each)
    4 lemon slices
    7 garlic cloves
    fresh parsley for garnishing

How to Make Garlic and Lemon Baked Perch

  1. Add the melted butter, heavy cream, lemon juice, and mustard to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix.
  2. Place the fillets in a skillet, season with salt and pepper, then add the lemon slices, and the garlic cloves.
  3. Pour the heavy cream mixture over the fillets and bake for 20 minutes at 350⁰F/175⁰C.
  4. Serve garnished with fresh parsley.

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