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skillet fish with lemon tarragon "butter"

(1 rating)
Recipe by
donna clark
salt lake city, UT

If you like fish and want a fast no fuss meal with a lot of flavor then you will enjoy this. Any kind of fish can be used, Cod, orange roughy, flounder, haddock, halibut and sole fish work well .

(1 rating)
yield 2 -4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For skillet fish with lemon tarragon "butter"

  • 2 tsp
  • 4 tsp
    lemon juice, divided
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried tarragon
  • 1/4 tsp
    prepard mustard
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2-4
    lean white fish fillers ( about 1/2 pound each ) rinsed and patted dry
  • 1/4 tsp

How To Make skillet fish with lemon tarragon "butter"

  • 1
    Combine butter, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, lemon peel, tarragon, mustard and salt in a small bowl. Stir until well blended and set aside. ( double this if using more than 3 pieces or more of fish)
  • 2
    Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray, heat over medium heat.
  • 3
    Drizle fish fillets with remaining 2 teaspoons lemon juice, sprinkle one side of each fillet with paprika.Place fillets in skillet, paprika side down, cook 3 minutes. Gently turn and cook 3 minutes longer or until fish begins to flake when tested with a fork. Place fillets on serving palte top with butter mixture.