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Sitka Baked Halibut
or Cod

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  • lbs. halibut or cod filets
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 sweet onion, sliced
  • ¼ c. Bread crumbs


1.  Spray casserole or small lasagna dish with cooking spray.

2.  Layer sliced onions, then halibut or cod, sour cream (spread thickly on the fish), and bread crumbs on top.

3.  Bake at 350-degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.

4.  Fish will flake easily with a fork when done.


5 oz. Cod (no onions)
: 235      Protein: 35.2g        total carbohydrate: 10.9g    total fat: 5.4g
: 4.4g       saturated fat: 3.2g      sodium: 279mg            dietary fiber: 0g

5 oz. Halibut (no onions)
: 253      Protein: 34.4g        total carbohydrate: 10.9g    total fat: 7.6g
: 4.4g       saturated fat: 3.5g      sodium: 236mg            dietary fiber: 0g


Over thirty years ago I first had this recipe (halibut version) while staying at the Sheffield House Hotel in Sitka Alaska. The original recipe called for mayonnaise instead of sour cream, but I find that light sour cream works beautifully without adding unnecessary fat and calories while still preserving a really tasty piece of fish.