Asparagus Fish Bake Midwest Hunting & Fishing Recipes July 26, 2019 Ingredients: • 6 med. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed & cut into 1” pieces • 3/4 lb. cod, haddock or orange roughy fillets • 1/3 cup chopped onion • 2 Tbsp. butter, divided • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour • 1/8 tsp. salt • Dash pepper • 3/4 cup 2% milk • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese • 1/4 cup crushed saltines (about 7 crackers) • 1/8 tsp. dried parsley flakes Directions: Place asparagus in small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to boil; cook for 1-2 min. Drain; place in 1 qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with fish; set aside. In small saucepan, sauté onion in 1 Tbsp. butter until tender. Stir in flour, salt & pepper until blended. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to boil; cook & stir for 1-2 min. or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted. Pour over fish. Melt remaining butter; stir in crackers & parsley. Sprinkle over cheese sauce. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 min. or until crumbs are golden brown and fish flakes easily with a fork.