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pistachio encrusted grouper with marsala

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
DeLinda Brooks
Sarasota, FL

True story, The first time I made this and served it to my husband, he didn't believe I made it. I caught him looking for take out boxes in the trash!

★★★★★ 1
serves 2
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For pistachio encrusted grouper with marsala

  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter
  • 2 c
    marsala wine
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 16 oz
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 1 c
    plain bread crumbs
  • 1 c
    pistachio nuts, chopped
  • salt n pepper to taste

How To Make pistachio encrusted grouper with marsala

  • 1
    In one pot, brown butter. Then let cool to a warm temp. In a second pot, add wine, honey and extract and reduce by 1/3. Add to butter pot and keep warm. Set aside
  • 2
    To crust grouper, cut fish into two 8oz portions. Dredge one side with flour. On same side dredge with egg wash ( egg and cold water mixed together) .mix bread crumbs and nuts and encrust grouper with mixture. Salt n pepper grouper.
  • 3
    Oil the bottom of a sauté pan. Place fish in pan with crust side down. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake fish crust side down for 6-7 minutes. Flip fish and bake until tender. Serve fish over smashed baby red potatoes with sauce, and add a simple salad.

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