Fish in white wine

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Fish in white wine : Photo of step #1
    Prepare 40 g onion and chop finely.
  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).
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    Put into a gratin dish: 50 g butter cut into small pieces, the bayleaf, thyme and half the onion. Salt and pepper lightly.
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    Lay the fish fillets in the dish, add the rest of the onion on top and pour in 100 ml dry white wine.
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    Cook for 30 minutes.
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    After this time, transfer the fish fillets to a hot plate and cover with aluminium foil to keep hot while you make the sauce.
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    Making the sauce

    Strain the cooking juices into a small saucepan.
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    Add the juice of ½ lemon.
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    Add 1 egg yolk and put the pan on low heat.

    Mix in the egg yolk with a whisk...
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    ...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.
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    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).

Source:

Based on a recipe by Ginette Mathiot.

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