Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is my favorite Meuniere sauce recipe. You saw many a different variation of this sauce paired with different fish and sometimes even steak down in New Orleans. It's a variation of the basic brown butter sauce, but done in a french/creole fashion. Very simple and delicious! You can leave out the pecans if they don't tickle your fancy, it's just as good.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine corn flower, white flour, creole seasoning, and white pepper together in a bowl or dish.
  2. Heat olive oil and one tablespoon butter in large frying pan on Med heat.
  3. Dredge red fish (can sub trout) in seasoned flour mixture, making sure to tap extra flour off before placing in hot pan. Turn heat to Med-High and let cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, lightly shaking the pan by the handle over the heat for the first minute to avoid the fish from sticking (and again when you flip over).
  4. Once fish is done remove and place on a plate or serving dish.
  5. Immediately add butter, lemon juice, parsley, Worcestershire and sprinkle of salt to hot pan. Let butter melt and the sauce start to bubble, will turn a very light brownish color. Remove pan from heat and pour the butter/meuniere sauce over fillets.
  6. Sprinkle fillets with toasted pecan pieces.
  7. Serve with rice and veggies. I like to garnish with thin lemon wedges and fresh parsley.