Whitefish with Cilantro Pesto

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by nnreq

Deliciously different pesto fish.

Top Review by Dr. Jenny

I thought this was a nice change to the typical way I prepare fish. It had nice flavor and I would definitely try it again. We used the food processor, as suggested, and this made the dish very easy to prepare. Thank you for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Prepare a shallow baking dish with non-stick pan spray.
  3. Sprinkle the fish with lemon juice and place in the dish.
  4. Mince the garlic in a food processor or blender.
  5. Add the cilantro; process until minced.
  6. Add the oil, salt, and pepper flakes; process until well mixed.
  7. (Alternatively, mince the garlic and cilantro by hand; stir in the oil, salt, and pepper until well blended.) Spread the pesto evenly over the fish.
  8. Bake 10 minutes, or until the fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
  9. Serve hot.

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