Perch: Roasted Perch with Mustard Butter

posted by RisaG 08-18-100 2:37 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Roasted Perch with Mustard Butter
Recipe By : RisaG
Serving Size : 2 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Fish & Seafood Sauces
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 perch fillets -- about 1 lb.
1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 tsp. wholegrain mustard (generous)
2 level tsp. dried dillweed or 1 tsp. dried dillweed -- and
1 tsp fresh dillweed -- chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 450F.

Place perch fillets skin-side up in a shallow baking pan. Roast fish for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, gently melt the butter in a small saucepan. Remove from heat and stir in mustard and dill. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Remove the perch from the oven and baste with mustard sauce. Return to oven and roast for another 5 minutes.

Check for doneness with a fork. If not flaky, roast for another minute or so. Also check for seasoning.
To serve: Place rice on the bottom of the place. Spread it out in a circle. Place one fish fillet on top. Drizzle mustard butter on top and around plate.

NOTES : Original recipe from Jennifer Patterson in Two Fat Ladies - Full Throttle. Original recipe called Roasted Salmon with Scallops and Mustard Butter. They added scallops after roasting salmon for 15 minutes. Then the roasted it for another few minutes until done. The Two Fat Ladies served it sliced, on top of spinach or arugula and they spooned the sauce over.

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