Red Fish Courtbouillon

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

An old recipe from a South Louisiana friend. Red fish may be hard to find or expensive. You can substitute any firm fish.

Top Review by mretc

I was amazed at how good this was. I will be making it again after I catch some more red fish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, melt butter over medium-high heat.
  2. Add in flour and stir until blended.
  3. Add in the onions and saute, stirring constantly, until light brown.
  4. Add in the remaining ingredients except the fish.
  5. Cook for about 20 minutes.
  6. If a thicker consistency is wanted, thicken with cornstarch.
  7. Add fish to the pot and cook slowly, stirring gently.
  8. Cook for about 20 minutes or until fish flakes easiliy.
  9. Just before ready to serve, add sherry and lemon slices.
  10. Serve with rice.

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