Vegetable- and Wine-Braised Fish Fillets

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Get in There and Cook: A Master Class for the Starter Chef

By Richard Sax

Published 1997

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Prepare this simple, low-fat dish with any firm, white fish fillets.


  • #1½ teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 red snapper fillets (about 6 ounces each) or an


  1. Heat the oil in a wide skillet, preferably nonstick, over medium heat. Season the fish fillets with salt and pepper. Place the fish, skin side down, in the skillet. Cook until lightly colored, 1 or 2 minutes.
  2. Carefully turn the fish over with a spatula. Scatter the carrots and scallions over and around the fish. Pour the wine over the fish into the skill