Sauteed Shad Fillets with Caper Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 shad (or whitefish) fillets (about 6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, finely minced
  • 3 tablespoons drained capers
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoons vegetable oil
How to cook Sauteed Shad Fillets with Caper Sauce:
  • In a 1-quart saucepan over high heat, combine the garlic, capers, white wine and lemon juice and cook, reducing by one-third.
  • Add the cream, reduce the heat to medium and continue to cook until the liquid starts to thicken, another 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in 2 tablespoons butter. Set the Caper Sauce aside in a warm place.
  • Pat the shad fillets dry on towels. Dust with flour, shaking off the excess.
  • Heat the oil and remaining butter in a skillet over medium heat and add the shad fillets.
  • Saute until golden, about 6 minutes per side.
  • Arrange the sauteed shad fillets on a heated platter and top with the reserved Caper Sauce.

Notes:

The Sauteed Shad Fillets with Caper Sauce is a very affordable dish. This recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.


This recipe for Sauteed Shad Fillets with Caper Sauce serves/makes: 4

The Sauteed Shad Fillets with Caper Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Shad (more Shad recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)

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