Pilot fish (fanfri) in white wine

Pilot Fish (fanfri) In White Wine Recipe

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Lynn Clay


Pilot fish are found in the Mediterranean Sea. They live around sharks and eat their leftovers. This recipe is from Malta.


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10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1.3 lb
    filleted fish, (pilot fish if available)
  • 3/4 lb
    cherry tomatoes
  • 1 oz
    desalted capers
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian parsley
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    white wine
  • ·
  • ·
    extra virgin olive oil
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    salt and pepper

How to Make Pilot fish (fanfri) in white wine


  1. Wash and dry the fillets, then arrange them in a pan.
  2. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, chopped parsley and oregano and lace with oil.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes and the desalted capers and sprinkle with half glass of white wine.
  4. Place the pan over the heat and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. urn the fish and continue cooking for another 5 minutes.
  6. Serve piping hot.

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About Pilot fish (fanfri) in white wine

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Low Fat
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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