How to Make Baked Fish With Cheese Sauce

A Scandinavian American way to prepare baked fish using white fish and a cheese sauce. Very easy and very good.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds fish fillets, use orange roughy, sole or snapper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • salt and white pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dry sherry
  • 1/4 pound Swiss cheese, shredded

Steps

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    Preheat oven to 350 to 375 °F (177 to 191 °C).
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    Spray a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
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    Add fish fillets to baking dish.
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    Pour 1/2 cup milk over fish fillets.
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    Bake 30 minutes, or until fish is cooked through
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    Make the white sauce by melting the butter, adding the flour, salt and pepper. Whisk in the 1 cup milk and cook until sauce is smooth and thickened. Keep warm.
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    Whisk in the sherry.
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    Remove baked fish from oven after the baking time has finished.
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    Nap with white sauce.
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    Sprinkle grated cheese over top of sauce and fish.
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    Broil until golden.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • Use a broiler proof baking dish.

Warnings

  • Use care when removing fish from oven.
  • Use care when broiling the fish.

Things You'll Need

  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Broiler proof baking dish
  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Grater
  • Oven mitts

Sources and Citations

  • Adapted from Scandinavian Home Cooking

Article Info

Categories: Fish and Seafood