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Catch-Of-The-Day Fish

Anglers will be hooked on this clever catch of the day. Simply dress up fillets with cheesy "scales" (scalloped potatoes from a package). Lemon slices and lime wedges do double duty, adding fun finishing touches and refreshing flavor when squeezed over the fish.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 package (5 ounces) cheesy scalloped potatoes with skins
  • 4 cod fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 16 lime wedges
  • 2 lemon slices, halved
  • 4 ripe olive slices
  • 8 pimiento strips


  • Prepare scalloped potatoes, following the package directions for stovetop method. Place fish in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • Arrange potatoes on fish to look like scales. Cover and bake at 450° for 8-10 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Carefully transfer to serving plates. Garnish with lime for tails and fins, lemon for heads, olives for eyes, and pimientos for eyes and mouth.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounce-weight: 238 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 675mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein.

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