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Baked Fish In White Wine

Ingredients
  Firm white fish 3 1⁄2 Pound (any)
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, sliced
  Shallots 3 , minced
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch (a good pinch)
  Cloves 1 Pinch (a good pinch)
  Dry white wine 2 Tablespoon
  Brandy 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Soft butter 2 Tablespoon
  Cayenne 1 Dash
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 425° F
2. Dry fish with paper towels

MAKING
3. Butter a large baking dish and arrange fish in it, separate onions into rings and scatter over fish
4. Combine shallots, mushrooms, lemon juice, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cloves and sprinkle over fish and onions
5. Cover the fish with wine and bake at 425° F 10 minutes per inch of thickness
6. Remove from oven with a baster, remove all cooking liquid to a small saucepan
7. Reduce liquid over high heat to 1-1/4 cups, warm brandy in a ladle and light it carefully and pour flaming brandy into reduced liquid
8. Set aside
9. Cream together flour and butter, add to liquid and stir mixture constantly over medium heat
10. When thick, add cayenne and pour over fish

SERVING
11. Garnish with parsley and lemons
12. Can be served with a sauce of your choice

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
6

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