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.
49,4634/5 for 38 ratings
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Last modified on: December 14th 2016

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21 min.35 min.56 min.
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Should be eaten immediately.

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.
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Clean 300 g fish fillet, then salt and pepper on both sides.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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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.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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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.

Stage 5 - 30 min.
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Cook for 30 minutes.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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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.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Making the sauce

Strain the cooking juices into a small saucepan.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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Add the juice of ½ lemon.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
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Add 1 egg yolk and put the pan on low heat.

Mix in the egg yolk with a whisk...

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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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.

Stage 11
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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).

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
704 Kcal or 2,948 Kj56 gr11 gr48 gr
35 %22 %1 %7 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
122 Kcal or 511 Kj10 gr2 gr8 gr
6 %4 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
352 Kcal or 1,474 Kj28 gr6 gr24 gr
18 %11 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Based on a recipe by Ginette Mathiot.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Fish filletFish fillet: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Fisherman's Ragout, Nicholas's fish, Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote, Fish Mousselines, Erika's ceviche, ... All
Dry white wineDry white wine: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spaghetti with mussels and basil, Chicken breasts with tarragon, Seafood sauerkraut, Fillets of sole Dieppoise, Cheese tart, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: French onion soup, Plain cake, Chocolate eclairs, Walnut short bread, Pogne de Romans, ... All
OnionOnion: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Vegetable stock, Oven omelette, Split peas "à la française", Crispy spinach rolls, ... All

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