Baked whiting fillets make a healthy and quick meal. This whitefish can be served with sautéed vegetables, rice, potatoes and other side dishes. Whiting is a relative of the cod, so it has a delicate flavor. When baking whiting fillets, you can season them with any of your favorite spices including paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper. You can also stuff the whiting fillets before baking.
Things You'll Need
- Baking dish
- Oil or cooking spray
- Whiting fillets
- Black pepper
- Garlic powder
- Lemon juice
- Prepared stuffing (optional)
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Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Grease your baking dish. You can use oil or cooking spray.
Season the whiting fillets with salt and black pepper to taste. Add a dash of paprika, garlic powder and any other spices you like. If you want to stuff the whiting fillets, divide the prepared stuffing and spoon it into the sliced fillets. Secure the fillets closed with toothpicks. You also can bake the whiting fillets with the stuffing on top.
Place the whiting fillets on the greased baking dish, and put it in the oven. If you are not stuffing the whiting fillets, bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until they are opaque and flake easily with a fork. If you are stuffing them, bake for 10 to 20 minutes longer, depending on the recipe you’re using. Follow the recipe's instructions.
Squirt lemon juice on top of the baked whiting fillets before serving.