Brown Butter Pickerel


1 1/2 pounds pickerel fillet cut into serving size pieces, remove skin

1/2 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 freshly ground pepper

1/4 teaspoon paprika

3 tablespoons canola Oil

1/4 cup butter, divided

1 fresh lemon, halved and seeded

2 tablespoons fresh parsley or 1 tsp dried dill


Easy As Eff


1. Combine flour salt pepper and paprika in a shallow dish

2. Dredge the pickerel fillets in seasoned flour, coating both sides lightly and shaking off and excess flour.

3. Heat the oil and 2 tbsp of butter in a non stick pan over medium-high heat.

4. When the fat is sizzling, add the floured fish and pan fry till golden on both sides, about 2-3 minute’s per side.

5. Remove the fish from the pan and place on warm platter.

6. Add the remaining 2 tbsp butter to pan and cook until it begins to brown.

7. Squeeze the juice of half of a fresh lemon into the browned butter and sprinkle in the chopped parsley or dill.

8. Immediately pour the butter sauce over the fish and serve.

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