Baked Lutefisk

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

My Great Aunt would make this around the holidays. We always enjoyed it.

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  • 2 -3 lbs lutefisk
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 12 cup melted butter


  1. Thaw lutefisk if frozen and cut into serving pieces.
  2. Rinse and drain well. Place fish skin side down in one layer of heavy foil.
  3. sprinkle with salt.
  4. Bring foil around and make a fold in it.
  5. Fold up ends and seal.
  6. Place in shallow glass pan on a rake, seam up and bake at 325 for atleast one hour.
  7. I do it a little more.
  8. Cut corner and drain out excess water.
  9. Serve with melted butter on a heated platter.