Melissa d'Arabian's Fish Piccata

Melissa, host of Food Network’s Ten Dollar Dinners with Melissa d’Arabian, put together this recipe that's featured in Season 4 of her show!

Melissa d'Arabian's Fish Piccata

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    2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp capers
    4 small white fish fillets (such as tilapia or sole), about 1 pound total 2 tbsp butter
    1/4 cup flour 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
    1/4 cup white wine kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    2 lemons, juiced


    Prep: 10 min Total:
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    • 1

      Heat the olive oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. While the pan is heating, blot the fish dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.

    • 2

      Dredge in the flour, shaking off any excess.

    • 3

      Saute the fish in the oil until just cooked through, about 4 minutes, flipping halfway through. Remove the fish to a platter.

    • 4

      Deglaze the pan with the white wine, whisking for about 1 minute. Add the lemon juice and capers and stir. Add the butter and stir or whisk to incorporate to bring the sauce together.

    • 5

      Pour onto the fish and garnish with the chopped parsley.

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