Broiled Whitefish With Mushroom Mayonnaise

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

Adapted from Classic Canadian Cooking. Pickerel, lake trout, or black bass may be substituted for the whitefish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Wipe fish with a damp cloth.
  3. Combine garlic, onion, pepper, 1/4 cup butter, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  4. Rub over fish, inside and out.
  5. Combine celery leaves, mushrooms and parsley.
  6. Place half the mixture in the cavity of each fish.
  7. Combine remaining butter, lemon juice and salt.
  8. Place fish in a shallow pan.
  9. Broil 4" from heat source.
  10. Cook until fish is cooked through, 15-20 minutes, basting with the butter-lemon juice mixture.
  11. The fish does not need to be turned, but lower the pan if the skin begins to burn.
  12. Serve with the pan juices.