French Friday: Mustard Roasted Fish

20110715-151145.jpgEasy recipe number two comes from my friend Leah. Her exact email about the recipe stated “made this tonight, paired with salad and a roll, and it’s AMAZING and AMAZINGLY EASY. Definitely a gourmet-style meal that can be made in 20 mins”. We tried it last week and it was amazing and amazingly easy!

Mustard Roasted Fish
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 20 mins
Serves: 4
Leah & I both used salmon for this recipe but you can use any fish you like. I liked the salmon as it pairs nicely with the strong flavor of the sauce.
Ingredients
  • 4 fish fillets
  • salt & pepper
  • 8 ounces creme fraiche
  • 4 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons minced shallots or onions
  • 2 teaspoons capers
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place fish filets (skin side down) on paper. Sprinkle each filet with salt & pepper.
  3. Combine creme fraiche, Dijon, shallots (or onions) and capers in a bowl. Mix. Divide mixture evenly between filets and spread over the top of each filet.
  4. Bake filets for 10-15 minutes in the preheated oven.
  5. Serve with a side salad & roll.

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