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Fish in white wine

Fish in white wine

This recipe for cooking fish in the oven is both simple and delicious. The fish is cooked with herbs and onions in white wine.

It is served in a light sauce, made with the cooking juices and a little lemon juice.

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Last modified on: December 14th 2016

For 2 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
21 min.35 min.56 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten immediately
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #1 Prepare 40 g onion and chop finely.
Stage 2
5 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #2 Clean 300 g fish fillet, then salt and pepper on both sides.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
Stage 3
3 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #3 Put into a gratin dish: 50 g butter cut into small pieces, the bayleaf, thyme and half the onion. Salt and pepper lightly.
Stage 4
2 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #4 Lay the fish fillets in the dish, add the rest of the onion on top and pour in 100 ml dry white wine.
Stage 5
30 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #5 Cook for 30 minutes.
Stage 6
3 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #6 After this time, transfer the fish fillets to a hot plate and cover with aluminium foil to keep hot while you make the sauce.
Stage 7
1 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #7

Making the sauce

Strain the cooking juices into a small saucepan.
Stage 8
1 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #8 Add the juice of ½ lemon.
Stage 9
1 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #9 Add 1 egg yolk and put the pan on low heat.

Mix in the egg yolk with a whisk...
Stage 10
5 min.
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #10 ...and continue beating gently on low heat until the sauce thickens.

Important: do not allow the sauce to boil and stop cooking as soon as the sauce thickens.

Check the seasoning.
Stage 11
Fish in white wine : Photo of step #11 Serve on hot plates, one fish fillet per person with the accompaniment of your choice (rice here) and the sauce poured over.

Remarks

For the fish, use whatever is in season (whiting in these photos).

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
70456 gr11 gr48 gr
35 %22 %1 %7 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
12210 gr2 gr8 gr
6 %4 %<1 %1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
35127 gr5 gr24 gr
18 %11 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 2 people : 5.09 €
Per person : 2.55 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Based on a recipe by Ginette Mathiot.
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