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Fish Cooked in Butter Sauce

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time9 mins
Course: Main
Servings: 4
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Honest and Tasty


  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 4 skinless fillets of flounder or sole, tilapia, or any kind of flatfish or white fish
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tbsp parsley leaves chopped


  • Rinse the fish.
  • In a large plate, add flour, salt, and pepper. Mix.
  • Pat the fish into the mixture on both sides.
  • Heat a large pan on med-high heat and once hot, add ghee. Swirl pan to coat bottom.
  • Once ghee is hot add in the fish, two at a time or just enough not to crowd the fish.
  • Don’t move the fish around and just let cook for 1 minute. Flip the fish and cook for another minute. If your fish is thicker you’ll have to adjust the cook time accordingly.
  • Remove fish and place onto a new dish and repeat with remaining fish fillets.
  • Once you finished cooking all the fish, if your pan is cast iron you can take your pan off the heat now, otherwise turn your burner to low.
  • Add butter to melt and once melted, add lemon juice and parsley. Mix.
  • Add the fish back into the pan and serve. Enjoy this lovely thing!



Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 369mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg