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How To Make Fresh Whitefish Fillet in Lemon Butter Sauce

Whitefish Fillet World Cuisine Today

Ever wonder how to make a beautiful Whitefish Fillet dinner Grecian Style? The Greeks are known for their delicious fish recipe. This recipe is inspired by the Whitefish Fillet Dinner at Papaspiros Restaurant 728 Lake Street Oak Park IL (708) 358-1700


Two pounds whitefish fillets

Juice of three lemons

One stick of unsalted butter melted

One tablespoon sweet Paprika

Two teaspoons Kosher salt

Six cloves minced garlic

1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil

Three Tablespoons fresh oregano

Three Tablespoons fresh basil or mint

One Tablespoon fresh thyme or dill


1) In a nine by thirteen inch pan, place a bit of the olive oil on the bottom. Rinse and pat dry. Place the olive oil remaining evenly over your fillets. Next juice one of the lemons, and add this to the fish on both sides. Sprinkle the Whitefish fillets with the: Paprika, Kosher salt, minced garlic, oregano, basil or mint, and the thyme or dill.

2) Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Cook uncovered on the first side for a few minutes, then cover for a total of 10 minutes per side until flaky with a fork.

3) Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan gently melt your butter and combine with the juice of two lemons mixed in. Add 1/2 teaspoon additional Kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika, and two minced garlic cloves. Simmer for five minutes semi covered and set to the side.

4) Keep your fillets hot and covered until serving. Serve each fillet with a bit of the dipping sauce on the side, or in a gravy dish with the fillets all together on a platter family style ladling a bit over each fillet.

World Cuisine Today June 7, 2017