Monday, June 28, 2010

Zesty Basil Butter Sauce for Grilled Fish

This sauce will make your fish! Use Mahi Mahi, Salmon, Grouper or Flounder

Grilled Fish
4 pieces of fish filets (about 1-1/2 lbs)
olive oil
garlic salt and pepper
Drizzle fish with olive oil, season well and grill in a hot grill pan or an outdoor grill for about 3-4 minutes per side. Do not overcook. Remove to a platter and drizzle with the basil butter sauce, Garnish with lemon slices and a sprig of basil.

Zesty Basil Butter Sauce
6 T butter
1-2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 T lemon juice
salt and pepper (about 1/4 t each)
3 T chopped fresh basil  (from your herb garden)

Melt the butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant and cooked.
Add the remaining ingredients. Heat through and pour over the fish.

(note: garlic pieces look bigger than they were in this photo. You want minced.)

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