How to make Butter Grilled Fish -

Fish fillet grilled with fresh herbs and served with sautéed asparagus

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Rawas fish fillet, Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Butter Grilled Fish

Butter Grilled Fish Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Butter Grilled Fish Recipe

  • Rawas fish fillet halved 1

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Green garlic stalks 3-4

  • Fresh oregano sprigs 2 sprigs

  • Fresh thyme sprigs 2 sprigs

  • Fresh rosemary sprigs 2 sprigs

  • Lemon 1

  • Asparagus 6-7

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Remove hairy ends of green garlic stalks and chop the bulbs with a part of the stalks finely. Remove leaves of oregano, thyme and rosemary and chop them finely. Halve the lemon. Halve the asparagus.

Step 2

Take each half of the fish fillet on a plate. Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon, sprinkle salt, 1 tsp chopped green garlic and rub well on both sides. Drizzle olive oil and rub well on both sides.

Step 3

Heat oil and 1 tbsp butter in a non-stick grill pan, add fish fillets and fry on medium heat, turning sides, till golden and grill marks appear on both sides. Keep basting occasionally. Transfer them onto a plate.

Step 4

Add some of the mixed herbs, some of the remaining green garlic and asparagus and saute on medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Remove them onto another plate.

Step 5

Add remaining butter in the same pan, and when it melts add remaining green garlic, remaining mixed herbs. Squeeze juice of remaining ½ lemon and sauté for a minute on medium heat.

Step 6

Arrange sautéed asparagus on 2 serving plates, place a fish fillet over them in each plate and drizzle the sautéed herb mixture on top. Serve hot.

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