Baked Fish Fillets


Learn how long to bake fish with this great recipe that works well with any filleted fish. Cook time may vary depending on the type and thickness of fillets.

low angle looking at three baked fish fillets in a dish
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or to taste

  • 2 pounds mackerel fillets

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • teaspoon ground paprika


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking pan with vegetable oil.

  2. Place mackerel fillets in the baking pan; season with salt and pepper.

  3. Mix butter, lemon juice, and paprika together in a bowl. Pour over mackerel fillets.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until fish flakes easily with a fork, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

399 Calories
31g Fat
1g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 399
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 540mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 484mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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