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

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Fish in white wine
Prepare 40 g onion and chop finely.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Fish in white wine
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
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
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
Cook for 30 minutes.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Fish in white wine
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

Making the sauce

Strain the cooking juices into a small saucepan.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Fish in white wine
Add the juice of ½ lemon.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Fish in white wine
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
...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
Serve on hot plates, one fish fillet per person with the accompaniment of your choice (rice here) and the sauce poured over.
For the fish, use whatever is in season (whiting in these photos).
Should be eaten immediately.
Based on a recipe by Ginette Mathiot.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Fish, Milk, Sulfites, Egg
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  • For 2 people : 5.09 €
  • Per person : 2.55 €

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