Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce Recipe

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Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce

Vicky Ratnani makes a perfect red snapper in a simple but elegant red wine and butter sauce. Fish tastes better in wine and butter, doesn't it?

Ingredients of Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce

  • For the fish:
  • 1 fillet red snapper
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil

  • For the red wine butter sauce:
  • 1/2 liter red wine
  • Few sprigs, thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Sugar, a pinch
  • 1 tsp mustard sauce
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • Thyme, to garnish
  • Reduced balsamic vinegar, to garnish

How to Make Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce

  1. Marinate the fillet with some salt, pepper and olive oil.
  2. Pan fry it in a tsp of olive oil for a minute or two on each side.
  3. In a heavy bottomed pan add 1/2 liter red wine. Add thyme, bay leaf, sugar and mustard sauce. Let it reduce.
  4. Once the sauce starts to reduce add butter and whisk it. Let it simmer.

  5. Plating up:
  6. Place the pan fried fish fillets on a plate. Pour over some red wine sauce and reduced balsamic vinegar. Garnish with some thyme.
  7. Serve.