Seared Arctic Char with Almond-Lemon Sauce
Serves 4

4 6-ounce farmed arctic char fillets
To taste sea salt and black pepper
1/4 cup flour
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 lemon, juiced (about 2 tablespoons)
1/4 cup sliced almonds
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Lemon wedges, for garnish
  1. Season fish lightly with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, dip fillets into flour to lightly dredge.
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat. When hot, add fillets and cook 3 minutes. Flip fish over and continue cooking until done, another 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from pan.
  3. Add butter, lemon juice, almonds and parsley to pan. Cook until almonds are toasted and liquid has turned golden. Pour sauce over fish; garnish with lemon wedge and additional parsley, if desired.

Courtesy of Shedd Aquarium’s Right Bite Program


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