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Lemony Baked Basa - Quick and Easy!

Lemony Baked Basa

Lemony baked basa fish with fresh green onions and parsley. Gorgeous presentation and delicious. Great over salad greens and in tacos too.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 188kcal


  • 4 basa fish fillets or other mild white fish about 4 ounces each
  • 8 teaspoons butter or substitute, melted
  • 4 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash paprika
  • Sea salt to taste
  • ¼ cup green onions sliced thin
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley chopped
  • Lemon wedges optional


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Pat fish fillets dry and place in a baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Pour lemon juice and melted butter over fish.
  • Sprinkle remaining ingredients over fish.
  • Bake uncovered for 10-12 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork.
  • Serve with lemon wedges, if using.


This can be made ahead and frozen in aluminum baking tins. Freeze for up to two months and defrost in refrigerator for 8-12 hours before serving. Adapted from The Southern Sass Cookbook. Use margarine to keep recipe South Beach Diet Phase 1 compliant.


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 386mg | Vitamin A: 480IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.8mg