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Bake Fish

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  155
  • Protein  21 g
  • Carbohydrates  2 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  49 mg
  • Sodium  110 mg
  • Potassium  561 mg
  • Phosphorus  225 mg
  • Calcium  30 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Baked Fish a la Mushrooms

Vicki S., a DaVita renal dietitian from Virginia, shares her expertise and an easy-to-prepare, gourmet-tasting, kidney-friendly Baked Fish à la Mushrooms recipe.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe modified from Better Homes & Gardens and submitted by DaVita dietitian Vicki S. from Virginia.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3 ounces


  • 1 pound fresh cod fillets
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup white onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme


  1. Place fillets in a two-quart rectangular baking dish. (If using frozen fish instead of fresh, thaw first.)
  2. Preheat oven to 450° F.
  3. Chop onion.
  4. Melt margarine in a small sauce pan. Add mushrooms and onion and cook over medium heat until tender.
  5. Spoon mushroom mixture over fish.
  6. Crush the dried thyme and sprinkle over fish.
  7. Bake uncovered in oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until fish flakes.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1/2 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Try tilapia or other white fish for variety.
  • Thaw frozen fish in the refrigerator or under cold running water until fish is pliable.
  • One tablespoon fresh thyme is equivalent to one teaspoon dried thyme.

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Baked Fish a la Mushrooms

john1952 says:


why is white onion 'specified'? with a fixed income all pennies are valuable. Dietitian comment: yellow and red onions are similar in nutrient content so use the onions you have available and enjoy.

Sep. 12, 2013, 9:12 AM - Inappropriate review?

Baked Fish a la Mushrooms

TLCurington says:


While camping in an rv temporarily, I didn't have all the ingredients, so I improvised with whiting fish and used basil instead of thyme. I also mixed all of it in a large frying pan with smart choice butter and simmered it slow, with the lid on, draining the juice once. I poured it over a white jasmine rice which was mixed with 1 tsp. sesame seed oil and added a salad on the side. Good meal!

Apr. 24, 2013, 4:51 PM - Inappropriate review?

Baked Fish a la Mushrooms

aerikalewis says:


I have made this a few times and I love it. What I don't understand is how the potassium gets that high..what's in it to make it that high?

Jan. 08, 2013, 1:13 PM - Inappropriate review?

Baked Fish a la Mushrooms

ObieTampa says:


We did not have Thyme, so we substituted Taragon and Rosemary. Served over steamed rice and it was excellent. My wife enjoyed it so much she asked me to share the recipe with her teacher friends.

Feb. 07, 2012, 3:37 PM - Inappropriate review?

Baked Fish a la Mushrooms

Jacel says:


My husband liked this one quite a lot. I combined it with the rice pilaf recipe and it complimented the fish perfectly. Happy cooking!

Nov. 11, 2011, 4:12 AM - Inappropriate review?

Baked Fish a la Mushrooms

radioactivedave says:


made this for dinner tonight and really enjoyed the taste of the mushrooms with the fish great recipe

Oct. 12, 2010, 7:44 PM - Inappropriate review?

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