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Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce Recipe

Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce
How to make Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce

A perfect red snapper in a simple but elegant red wine and butter sauce. A delicious combination of wine and fish! Fish tastes better in wine and butter, doesn't it?

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce

  • For the fish:
  • 1 Red snapper fillet
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • For the red wine butter sauce:
  • 1/2 litre Red wine
  • Few sprigs Thyme
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • A pinch of Sugar
  • 1 tsp Mustard sauce
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • To garnish Thyme
  • To garnish Reduced balsamic vinegar

How to Make Fish in Red Wine Butter Sauce

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

Plating up:

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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