Piccata Sauce & Topping for White Fish

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is a fabulous topping to accompany any firm white fish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a nonstick pan, sautee garlic in 1/2 teaspoon olive oil.
  2. Add wine, lemon juice and capers.
  3. Boil uncovered until liquid is reduced by half. Remove from heat.
  4. Rub fish with 1T oil on both sides.
  5. Place under broiler for about 3 minutes. Turn fish over and top with 1/2 C grated parmesan cheese.
  6. Broil until fish is opaque and flakes gently when touched with a fork. Cooking time will vary depending on thickness of fish.
  7. Serve fish on individual plates and top with sauce.
Most Helpful

This was so super easy and quick to make! And restaurant worthy to say the least. I would definitely serve it to company with a side of risotto. I used real Reggiano parmesan with Basa fillets. The DH took one bite and asked me to make it again soon. Thanks for a keeper!

Whirlwind November 21, 2008

Very tasty and quick dish. I used grouper and browned it in olive oil, and then placed it in the oven at 375 until it reached 120 degrees, after which I added the Parmesan cheese and placed it back in the oven until it reached 145 degrees. I then used the skillet to prepare the piccata sauce, which I finished with about 1 T. of butter. I served it over roasted zucchini. I would definitely make this again, and haven't met a piccata sauce I don't like!

Cook4_6 January 27, 2015