Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins
I love seafood! This is a great simple alternative to frying! Remember to use FRESH fish, or it will be a little mushy!
- 4 mild fish fillets (I usually use flounder or tilapia)
- 1⁄4 cup butter
- 1 dash olive oil, I make my own but unflavored is fine
- 3 -4 garlic cloves (more or less to your taste)
- 1⁄2 cup good white wine, not too sweet
- 1⁄2 lemon
- lemon pepper
- salt, add other seasonings to your taste
- your favorite mix herbs, I like rosemary and oregano
- Melt butter in skillet with oil. Add garlic, cook maybe 2 min on medium heat.
- Add the fillets, don't crowd them. Depending on your skillet and fillet size, I usually only do 2 at a time.
- Sprinkle seasonings on one side and add herbs to the butter. Add wine and lemon juice now. Cook maybe 5 minute.
- Now flip over and sprinkle other side with seasonings. cook 5 more minute or till flakes with a fork easily.
- Repeat with other fillets. Add more butter and wine if sauce looks like it is disappearing.
Elegant, added a few spices, but was still very tasty!
I followed the recipe exact, even cooked it a little less and I didn't like it at all. The fish was mushy and there was little flavor. I added plenty of spice, but it just tasted like butter and sweet from the wine. Maybe with chicken or a heartier fish it would work better.
I am giving this recipe 5 stars because after changes it became great! I thought there was far too much lemon juice and even though i do not have a sweet tooth(!) it was very bitter for a sauce. I used fresh parsley, 1tsp italian dried herbs, 3 chopped green onions, 2tbs cream (to remove the bitter taste) 1 cup chenin blanc, a handful of sweet pink seedless grapes. My fish was hake. I shall make this again because it was delicious.