Pan-Fried Sea Bass With White Wine Sauce

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 25 minutes
  • 2 servings

Coat this sea bass with flour and fry it in butter and olive oil, then use the same liquid to prepare a delicious and simple sauce that will enrich the fish. Add garlic, white wine, and lemon juice. Mix them with fresh parsley and even more butter, this time coated with flour.

Ingredients Needed for Pan-Fried Sea Bass With White Wine Sauce

½ cup flour salt pepper 1 pound sea bass, fillet 2 tablespoons of butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves, chopped ¼ cup white wine 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh parsley For garnishing: 3 lemons wedges

How to Cook Pan-Fried Sea Bass With White Wine Sauce

  1. Add the flour to a small tray, season with salt and pepper and mix. Coat the sea bass on both sides with flour mixture.
  2. Melt 1 1/2 tablespoon butter in a skillet over low heat, also adding the olive oil in the process. Fry the sea bass on both sides until golden brown. Set aside on a paper towel to absorb some of the oil.
  3. Use the same olive oil and melted butter for preparing the sauce. Add the garlic and stir for 1 minute or so. Add the white wine, lemon juice, and fresh parsley, season with salt and pepper, and cook and stir for 1 minute more. Coat the remaining butter with flour and add it to the skillet. Cook and stir until it melts or for 1 minute.
  4. Serve the fish drizzled with sauce and garnished with thyme sprigs and lemon wedges.

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