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I've a few issues with this recipe. 1. Is it half a lemon or a whole lemon? Not clear. Either which way, lemon juice makes this recipe far too sour - it simply doesn't need it with white wine. Furthermore, lemon zest when cooked goes very bitter, so I'm not a fan of that either. 2. Is it one or two garlic cloves? 3. This is my preference, but two shallots is better than one - the sweetness balances that acidity from the wine. 4. Too much butter. This needs 25g tops or it is too greasy. All in all, a poor reclipe. Better to stick with a classic meuniere; wine, shallots, garlic and parsley. The lemon ruins it!

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kdacey28 March 21, 2015

Loved it! Will definitely prepare this dish more often now. However the lemon sauce is quite overpowering

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alpha_jc March 30, 2014

Update: I made it again following the recipe exactly and again the lemon flavor was pretty potent. We preferred the added sugar from last time when I used light butter. It definitely was better with regular butter, but still awful sour. Previous Review: Everyone LOVED it! I used cod this time and plan on trying it with shrimp and scallops next. Something I learned the hard way: do not use light butter! I've never had a problem cooking with light butter before but it did not work in this recipe. The resulting sauce was overwhelmingly lemony (as in sucking a lemon straight lemony!). I "saved" it by adding more wine, garlic and real butter along with some salt, pepper and even some sugar. I served the fish and sauce over linguine with a side of yellow squash and zucchini sautéed in olive oil and Mrs. Dash's lemon pepper seasoning. Excellent supper! Thanks!

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Marg (CaymanDesigns) August 07, 2013

The sauce is just what we wanted. It does not overwhelm the fish. I served it over a whole BBQ snapper. Just what I wanted, flavor and not heavy. I only had 1 lime so I had to replace the lemons for 1 lime and added 2 more cloves of garlic.

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lilianacalleja_12902994 July 29, 2012

Very good. I wasn't able to get the specified fish from my grocer, so used sole in it's place. Made for Special Meals Photo Forum Event. :)

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Lori Mama March 09, 2010
Grilled Fish With Garlic, White Wine and Butter Sauce