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Lemon-coated Fillets

1/4 c Butter (or marg.)
2 ts Lemon juice
16 oz Fish fillets; thawed
Salt; to taste
Pepper; to taste
3/4 c Breadcrumbs, seasoned dry
Lemon slices; opt.
Parsley sprigs, fresh; opt.

Place butter in a 1-cup glass measure. Microwave at HIGH for 30 seconds or until butter is melted. Stir in lemon juice.

Sprinkle fillets with salt and pepper; brush both sides of each with butter mixture. Gently dredge fillets in breadcrumbs, and sprinkle with paprika. Arrange fillets in a 12x8x2" baking dish with thicker portions to outside (thinner portions may overlap if necessary). Cover with waxed paper.

Microwave at HIGh for 3 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, giving dish one half-turn during cooking. Garnish with lemon slices and parsley, if desired.