Fish With Tomato-Chive Butter

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

The sauce makes this's absolutely wonderful. I clipped this out of a local paper and made it using tilapia and I'm still drooling!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Have your broiler preheated when you start.
  2. Tomato-Chive Butter: In small saucepan over med-hi heat combine shallots, wine and vinegar; simmer until 2 tbsp remain.
  3. Add cream and return to simmer for 2 1/2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and begin whisking in butter, cube by cube; as you add cubes you may want to place pan back over very low heat briefly; continue whisking in butter until it is all incorporated.
  5. Pour into a warm bowl and add tomatoes, chives, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  6. Fish: Position broiler rack 4 to 5 inches from heat.
  7. About 10 minutes before sauce is done sprinkle fish with salt and pepper; place on an oiled broiler rack and broil 4 to 5 minutes a side or until cooked through; place on a serving plate and top with about 3 tbsp butter sauce.


Most Helpful

Very Good!!! I used white wine for vinegar and added several shakes of Tabasco to give it a kick. Very good recipe.

Bayou Andy May 11, 2006

What a wonderful and delicious dish! The sauce is absolutely incredible - I halved the butter to make it "healthy" and it was still very rich and flavorful. Thanks for sharing a great recipe for one of those "tastes like it took way longer than it does" recipes!

Susan Lee May 10, 2006

This is a very flavorful dish. The prep is so simple that even after a long work day, we can have an excellent meal. I subbed Pinot Grigio for the Chardonnay, as that is what I had on hand and used tilapia fillets. Even with the 1/2 cup of butter, the sauce is light and fresh. We served it with a rice pilaf and fresh green beans. Thanks for posting such a great recipe.

Ms B. September 22, 2004

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