Snapper with Brown Butter Vinaigrette

date: November 7, 2012

Nutrition Information (per serving)

28 g
522 mg
19 g
9 g
5 g
55 mg

Brown Butter Vinaigrette
1 cup minced shallots
½ cup unsalted butter
½ cup fresh lemon juice
½ cup water
2 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp cane sugar
1 tsp sea salt
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 Tbsp chopped Italian parsley

1 lb red snapper, cut into 4 equal portions
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp black pepper
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1⅓ cups Herbed Quinoa
2 cups steamed sugar snap peas

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Place shallots in a strainer and submerge in a small pan of boiling water for 5 seconds until blanched.
  3. In a small sauté pan, over medium heat, sauté butter until it turns brown.
  4. Place blanched shallots, lemon juice, water, zest, sugar, salt and pepper in a blender and puree. Slowly drizzle in brown butter. Stir in parsley at the end.
  5. Season fish with salt and pepper.
  6. Heat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat until it is very hot. Add olive oil. Add fish and sear for 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Transfer to oven and cook 7 to 8 minutes, or until cooked through.
  7. Serve each fish fillet with 2 tablespoons Brown Butter Vinaigrette drizzled over the top and ⅓ cup Herbed Quinoa and ½ cup sugar snap peas on the side.

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