Lemon Garlic Butter Baked Fish
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Baked Fish With Lemon Garlic Butter

Author: Petro


  • 2 large fish fillets with skin
  • juice from half a lemon
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dry mint
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons butter diced plus more for greasing the baking dish
  • zest from 1/2 a lemon
  • 5 garlic cloves sliced
  • a few sprigs of fresh thyme
  • half a lemon sliced
  • handful of fresh parsley chopped

You will also need:

  • pastry brush
  • non stick baking dish
  • large spatula


  • Pre-heat oven to 425 F = 220 C.
  • Butter a baking dish.
  • Place fish in the dish, skin side down.
  • Mix lemon juice with salt and pepper.
  • Brush fish with the lemon mixture.
  • Brush with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle dry mint then transfer the dish to the fridge for 4 hours (you can skip this step if the smell of fish doesn't bother you as much)
  • Remove dish from the fridge and pour the remaining oil over the fish.
  • Add butter.
  • Add lemon zest.
  • Add garlic.
  • Pour the remaining lemon juice over the fish.
  • Place the sliced lemon over the fish.
  • Add fresh thyme.
  • Bake in the middle of the oven for about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle fresh parsley then serve.