Pescado en Salsa Verde

Fish in Green Sauce
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2 servings Pescado en Salsa Verde, courtesy La Pigua
Ingredients
  • For the fish:
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 8-ounce snook filets skins removed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • For the sauce:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil plus more to sear fish
  • 1/4 cup bitter orange juice or its substitute
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup parsley leaves
  • 1 cup chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or coarse sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup seafood or fish broth
To Prepare
  • In a blender, puree cilantro, water, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper until smooth. Place fish on a rimmed plate and pour marinade over, turning to coat. Let sit 5 minutes.
  • To prepare the sauce, in a blender, puree olive oil, bitter orange juice, cilantro, parsley, chives, salt and a pinch of pepper until smooth. Pour into a small saucepan and place over medium-high heat. When sauce starts to boil, add broth and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Sear fish filets until golden and cooked through, about 2-3 minutes per side. Transfer to plates and spoon over warm green sauce to serve.
Ingredients
  • For the fish:
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 8-ounce snook filets skins removed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • For the sauce:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil plus more to sear fish
  • 1/4 cup bitter orange juice or its substitute
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup parsley leaves
  • 1 cup chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or coarse sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup seafood or fish broth
To Prepare
  • In a blender, puree cilantro, water, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper until smooth. Place fish on a rimmed plate and pour marinade over, turning to coat. Let sit 5 minutes.
  • To prepare the sauce, in a blender, puree olive oil, bitter orange juice, cilantro, parsley, chives, salt and a pinch of pepper until smooth. Pour into a small saucepan and place over medium-high heat. When sauce starts to boil, add broth and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Sear fish filets until golden and cooked through, about 2-3 minutes per side. Transfer to plates and spoon over warm green sauce to serve.

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  1. Tried your Fish in Green Sauce from La Piqua. My first attempt at any of your recipes after watching your show a few times. I eat a lot of fish and am always looking for new ways to prepare it. Sauce was pretty easy and was delicious. Next your To Die For Ceviche.