Seafood Au Gratin

If using frozen fish fillets, thaw before cooking. You can spice up the dish by adding a pinch of paprika to the white sauce.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. dried dill
  • ¾ cup 2% milk
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 lb. fish fillets
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ cup grated Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spray an 8" × 8" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter on low heat. Add the flour and blend it into the melted butter, stirring continually until it thickens and forms a roux (3–5 minutes). Stir in the dill weed.
  • Increase the heat to medium. Slowly add the milk and the cream, stirring with a whisk until the mixture has thickened. Stir in the nutmeg, pepper, and lemon juice.
  • Rub the salt over the fish to season. Lay the fish fillets out in the baking dish.
  • Pour the white sauce over the fish. Sprinkle the cheese on top.
  • Bake the fish for 25 minutes, or until it is cooked through. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. dried dill
  • ¾ cup 2% milk
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 lb. fish fillets
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ cup grated Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spray an 8" × 8" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter on low heat. Add the flour and blend it into the melted butter, stirring continually until it thickens and forms a roux (3–5 minutes). Stir in the dill weed.
  • Increase the heat to medium. Slowly add the milk and the cream, stirring with a whisk until the mixture has thickened. Stir in the nutmeg, pepper, and lemon juice.
  • Rub the salt over the fish to season. Lay the fish fillets out in the baking dish.
  • Pour the white sauce over the fish. Sprinkle the cheese on top.
  • Bake the fish for 25 minutes, or until it is cooked through. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories350
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat14g
Cholesterol120mg
Sodium770mg
Total Carbohydrate8g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars3g
Protein26g