Striped Bass With Browned Hazelnut Butter, Lemon, and Parsley

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Queen Dana

Bon Appetit Feb 2011

Top Review by andreafortunoff

I made this recipe for a quick dinner. It was delicious! The only change I made was that I sautéed some sliced shallots in butter and mixed it with the chopped browned nuts at the last minuite into the topping. it will make this again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle fillets with salt and ground peppercorns. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add fillets, flesh side down. Cook until browned, 2 to 3 minutes. Turn fillets over; cook until opaque in center, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to plates; cover to keep warm.
  2. Add hazelnuts to same skillet over medium heat. Toast until golden, 1 to 2 minutes. Add 3 tablespoons butter and cook until golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Divide sauce among fillets; sprinkle with parsley and grated lemon peel. Serve with lemon wedges.

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