Almond-Crusted Fish

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  • Serving Size:  1/4  of recipe        
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 pound mild whitefish  filets (sole, flounder, tilapia, etc.) *
  • 1⁄3  cup  sliced  almonds *
  • 2 Tablespoons reduced-fat margarine, melted **
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon  or lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • No-fat vegetable spray

* Find other  varieties of fish on sale? Substitutions are fine! Almonds  too expensive? Try
another inexpensive nut or leave them  out — no problem!
** To further reduce the fat in this lowfat recipe,
spray  fillets with butter-flavored vegetable spray  and eliminate  the reduced-fat margarine.


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Coat  a 9x13-inch baking  pan  with no-fat  vegetable spray.
  2. Rinse and  pat fish dry, then  arrange in pan  in a single layer.
  3. In a small bowl, mix almonds, margarine, lemon  or lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, and 
  4. Top filets with above mixture,  spreading evenly, then  sprinkle  with paprika.
  5. Bake 12-15  minutes or until fish flakes easily.