Sassy Fish Bake with Tomato-Bacon-Avocado Salsa

Sassy Fish Bake with Tomato-Bacon-Avocado Salsa

Honorable Mention Bisquick® Recipe Contest 2010! Jazz up easy baked fish with perky spices and a must-try sassy salsa. Recipe submitted by Peter Halferty

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
cup Original Bisquick® mix
1/2
to 1 teaspoon salt, if desired
1
teaspoon smoked Spanish paprika
1/2
to 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
1/2
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1/2
cup evaporated milk or 2 egg whites mixed with 2 teaspoons water
6
tilapia fillets (1 1/2 lb)
Cooking Spray
Salsa
4
slices smoked thick-sliced bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
2
avocados, pitted, peeled and chopped
2
cups diced seeded tomatoes (about 2 large)
1/3
cup chopped red onion
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons lime juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In shallow dish, mix Bisquick mix, salt, paprika, chile powder and lemon-pepper seasoning. In another shallow dish, place evaporated milk. Dip fillets in milk, then coat with seasoned Bisquick mixture (discard any remaining mixture). Place fillets in baking dish. Spray tops of fillets with cooking spray to moisten.
  3. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix all salsa ingredients. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes. Stir well; taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  4. To serve, place fish on warm plates and top each fillet with 1/2 cup of salsa.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Substitute any mild-flavored, medium-firm textured fish fillets for the tilapia.
How-To
Microwave bacon on a plate lined with microwavable paper towels for easy cleanup.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 740mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 28g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.