Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce Recipe

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Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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