Lemon Sauce for Fish


This is a lemon sauce with a little bit of a kick. Tastes great when served over chicken, fish, and veggies.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
8 servings


  • ½ cup lemon juice

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon ground paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon ground mustard powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

  • teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

  • ¼ cup cold water

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. Heat lemon juice in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sugar, paprika, mustard powder, cumin, and cayenne pepper. Cook and stir until mixture begins to get bubbly and translucent, 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. Mix cold water and cornstarch together in a small bowl until there are no lumps. Pour into the saucepan and stir. Heat mixture until hot, then reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until thick, about 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

35 Calories
0g Fat
9g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 35
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 21mg 0%

* 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.

You’ll Also Love