Opakapaka with Green Grapes

Opakapaka With Green Grapes

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

I found this recipe by restaurateur Bob Longhi and Chef Alex Mauricci, Longhi's Restaurant in Lahaina, Maui.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c
    flour
  • 2 lb
    opakapaka, cut into 4 pieces (pink snapper)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    white wine
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 4 Tbsp
    cold butter, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 c
    green grapes, halved lengthwise
  • 2 Tbsp
    flat leaf parsley, chopped

How to Make Opakapaka with Green Grapes

Step-by-Step

  1. Lightly flour fish on both sides.
  2. In a sauté pan over medium heat, add 3 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  3. When butter foams, add fish to pan.
  4. Sauté 3 to 4 minutes on one side and turn; continue cooking 3 to 4 minutes until done.
  5. Remove fish from pan; pour out excess butter.
  6. Deglaze pan with white wine and lemon juice; reduce liquid by half.
  7. Add 3 tablespoons chunked butter; swirl into sauce.
  8. Add more cold butter as needed until saucy.
  9. Add grapes, then parsley, and pour the sauce over the fish.
  10. Variations:
    You can vary the sauce by substituting almonds or macadamia nuts for the grapes. Simply toast 1/4 cup slivered almonds or chopped Macadamia nuts in a 350F oven for about 10 minutes. Add the nuts to the sauce before serving.

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About Opakapaka with Green Grapes

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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