HEALTHY EATS

Easy garlic butter fish fillet recipe

Fillet is the flesh of fish that has been sliced away along its backbone.

In Summary

•There are several ways to cut a fish fillet.

•Fillet is the flesh of fish that has been sliced away along its backbone.

Serve with ranch sauce for extra taste
Serve with ranch sauce for extra taste
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A fish fillet, from the French word filet meaning a thread or strip, is the flesh of a fish that has been cut or sliced away from the bone by cutting lengthwise along one side of the fish parallel to the backbone.

There are several ways to cut a fish fillet: Cutlet is obtained by slicing from behind the head of the fish, round the belly, and tapering towards the tail.

Ingredients

  • Fish fillet
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • Cooking oil

For the butter sauce

  • Lemon wedges
  • Garlic Butter Sauce
  • 1/2 stick salted butter, melted
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Preparation

Step 1

Cut the fish into pieces, not too thin for easy pan-frying. Then g ahead and season the fish with salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper.

Step 2

Coat the fish with corn starch then set aside.

Step 3

Prepare the Garlic Butter Sauce by mixing all the ingredients together then set it aside.

Step 4

Heat up a non-stick pan on medium heat. Then add the cooking oil. Pan-fry the fish in a single layer until both sides turn crispy and golden brown.

Step 5

Toss the fish with garlic butter sauce and serve with a squeeze of lemon wedges. Enjoy with fried rice or fries.