Lemon John Dory

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 274.4
  • Total Fat: 16.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 115.9 mg
  • Sodium: 122.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 28.0 g

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You can also use sole or flounder and get great results You can also use sole or flounder and get great results
Number of Servings: 4


    Fpur 4oz. skinless John Dory fillets
    Kosher salt and pepper to taste
    2 Tbs of flour
    5 Tbs of butter cut into tablespoon sized pieces, cold
    2 Tbs freshly squeezed lemon juice
    2 tsp white wine
    1 tsp parsley minced
    1 tsp minced thyme


Preheat two medium non-stick skillets over medium low heat for five minutes.

Meanwhile, lay the fillets on a piece of wax paper, parchment, or a baking sheet and blot dry wit paper towel. Season the fillets with salt and pepper. (If the fillets taper down to a very thin tail, fold the tail back to make a more uniformly thick fillet.) Put the flour on a plate. Dredge the rounded-sides down on the fillets in the flour and shake off any excess.

Raise the heat to medium high and add 1 Tbs of butter two each skillet. When butter stops foaming, add 2 fillets to each pan, round side down, and cook, lightly shaking the skillet occasionally, until golden brown, about 2 minutes more. Transfer the fillets to a warm plate. Cover loosely with foil.

Add lemon juice and water to one of the skillets. While moving the skillet in a circular motion, add the remaining 3 Tbs butter, little by little, until melted and a smooth, creamy sauce is formed. Stir in the parsley and thyme and season with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon sauce over fillets and serve.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEFSOPHIE.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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