Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 Alaska Pollock fillets (6 oz each)
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup dry white wine
- 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 1 lemon, sliced
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme
- Salt and pepper to taste
Special equipment needed:
- Baking dish
- Aluminum foil
1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2. Season the Alaska Pollock fillets with salt and pepper, then coat them in flour.
3. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and cook for 1 minute.
4. Add the coated Alaska Pollock fillets to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
5. Remove the fillets from the skillet and place them in a baking dish.
6. Pour the white wine and chicken broth into the skillet and bring to a simmer. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the sauce has thickened slightly.
7. Pour the sauce over the Alaska Pollock fillets in the baking dish.
8. Top the fillets with lemon slices, chopped parsley, and chopped thyme.
9. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 15-20 minutes until the fish is cooked through.
10. Remove the foil and broil for 2-3 minutes until the top is golden brown.
11. Serve hot.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
Substitutions for ingredients:
- Alaska Pollock fillets can be substituted with any white fish fillets.
- Dry white wine can be substituted with chicken broth or vegetable broth.
- Add sliced onions and bell peppers to the skillet for a more flavorful sauce.
- Use different herbs such as rosemary or basil for a different flavor profile.
Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to coat the Alaska Pollock fillets in flour to create a crispy crust.
- Use fresh herbs for the best flavor.
- Don't overcook the fish, as it can become dry and tough.
Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Reheat in the oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes until heated through.
Serve the Baked Alaska Pollock with Lemon and Herbs on a bed of rice or quinoa, and garnish with lemon wedges and fresh herbs.
Lemon wedges and fresh herbs such as parsley or thyme.
Serve with a side salad or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.
Suggested side dishes:
- Roasted asparagus
- Garlic mashed potatoes
- Grilled zucchini
- If the sauce is too thin, add a cornstarch slurry (1 tbsp cornstarch mixed with 1 tbsp water) to thicken it.
Food safety advice:
- Make sure to cook the fish to an internal temperature of 145°F to ensure it is safe to eat.
Baked Alaska Pollock with Lemon and Herbs is a classic seafood dish that originated in the United States.
The dish has a light and fresh flavor from the lemon and herbs, with a crispy crust on the outside and tender fish on the inside.
Serve the Baked Alaska Pollock with Lemon and Herbs as a main course for a family dinner or special occasion.
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