mearl223 On December - 11 - 2009

Steamed seafood fillets with white wine sauce

Soft succluent steamed fish fillets served with a creamy white wine sauce – quick & easy, yet chic n gourmet!


PrepTime 10mins – Cook Time 30mins – Serves 6






6 medium size filets – catfish, cod, tilapia or salmon
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
fresh ground pepper
For the white wine sauce:
6 tbsp margerine
1.5 cups sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup finely sliced shallots
1 cup dry white wine
2.5 cups fish or chicken broth
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground white pepper
4 tbsp all-purpose flour
2 cups heavy cream
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice


Cooking Instructions:

1. Smear salt, pepper & parsley over the fish along with some olive oil.

2. Steam them on greased steamer trays, covered, for 6-8 minutes or until fish slakes easily when forked.Set aside.

3. Melt 1tbsp margarine over medium heat & then add the shallots and mushrooms – fry for a minute.

4. Add 1/2 cup broth, salt & pepper – Simmer until the liquid reduces by half.

5. In another saucepan, melt 3tbsp maragrine over mediumheat & add the flour, stirring with a wire whisk.

6. Add remaining broth, blend well, bring to a boil & then simmer for 10mins.

7. Add to the mushroom mixture, simmer for 10 mins.

8. Add cream & simmer for 15 mins, stirring frequently.

9. Add lemon juice & remaining margarine & turn the heat off.

10. Place steamed fish in your serving dish/ tray & pour the sauce over it. Serve hot!

2 Responses so far.

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