Poached Fish with Tomatoes and Basil (#1170)

Serves
Ready
2
30
Minutes
Prep
Cook
10
Minutes
20
Minutes
Categories
Fish Seafood
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Ingredients

  • 2 Halibut filets,
  • 2 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup Stock
  • 1/2 cup Basil freshly chopped, green or purple

Directions

  1. Remove the skin from the filets.
  2. In a sauté pan, melt 1 tablespoon of butter, and add the fish.
  3. Cover the fish with fish stock and adjust the seasoning.
  4. Cover, bring to a boil and simmer for about 2 minutes.
  5. Turn the fish and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Remove the pan from the heat.
  7. Remove the fish from the pan and drain on a napkin.
  8. Bring the sauce to a boil over high heat.
  9. Reduce by one-third.
  10. Add the tomatoes and basil to the reduced liquid, heat through, then add remaining tablespoon of butter, salt and pepper, and whisk.
  11. Place the fish on a serving plate, spoon the sauce over the fish, and garnish with basil leaves.
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