Saturday, August 13, 2022

Poached Perch

 This is perfect for a summer dinner or anytime.

1 lb. perch fillets

1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper

1/2 c. each: white wine, water

1/4 c. shallots

1 - 2 T. each: butter, oil

1 clove, garlic crushed, chopped

Peel, rinse, chop shallots.

Peel, rinse, crush, chop garlic.

Preheat skillet to medium high heat, lower heat to medium low, add oil and butter.

Add perch and cook on 1 side for a few minutes.

Flip fish over and cook on other side for a few minutes more.

Transfer fish to a clean dish.

Add wine, water, salt, pepper, garlic to the skillet. 

Carefully add perch back to the skillet and simmer for 10 minutes or until perch is cooked.

Remove perch from liquid with a slotted spoon or spatula and place on a clean serving dish.

Reduce heat and let liquid reduce for a few minutes.

Drizzle liquid with a clean spoon over perch.

Serves 4.

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