How to cook baked fish
How do I cook fish in the oven?
- Preheat oven to 400°. Place fish in a greased 11×7-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with seasoned salt, pepper and paprika if desired. Drizzle with butter.
- Cover and bake until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 15-20 minutes.
Is it better to bake fish covered or uncovered?
Lots of people prefer to bake their fish by wrapping it in foil. This method is very efficient, as it cuts down on oven and utensil cleaning time. By wrapping the fish in a protective covering, it has a similar effect to steaming, as moisture is sealed within the foil rather than escaping into the oven.
How long does it take to cook fish at 350?
Baking fish at 350°F will take about 30 minutes. Check to see when it flakes easily.
How long should you cook fish?
Cook fish about 10 minutes per inch, turning it halfway through the cooking time. For example, a 1-inch fish steak should be cooked 5 minutes on each side for a total of 10 minutes. Pieces less than 1/2 inch thick do not have to be turned over.