Poached Fish

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Poached Fish

Ingredients

Poached Fish
– 2 tbsp. margarine or butter 
– 1½ lb. halibut, haddock, or cod* salt and pepper 
– 1 c. milk 

Sauce ingredients: 
– 2 tsp. cornstarch 
– 2 tbsp. milk 
– 2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 
– 1 tsp. lemon juice

Instructions

Step 1:
Preheat the oven to 375°F. 

Step 2: 
Smear margarine or butter on the bottom and sides of a deep baking dish and lay fish in the bottom. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and pour milk over all. 

Step 3: 
Cover dish with foil and bake on the middle oven rack for 40 minutes. If you are not making the sauce, fish is now ready to serve. 

Sauce ingredients: 

Step 1:
When fish is cooked, remove the pan from the oven. With a spoon or baster, draw off all the liquid into a small saucepan. (Turn down the oven to 200°F and return fish to oven to keep warm.) 

Step 2: 
Bring liquid in the saucepan to a boil over moderate heat. 

Step 3:
In a cup, mix cornstarch and milk together to make a smooth, thin paste. Gradually pour cornstarch paste into boiling liquid, stirring constantly to prevent lumps. Add parsley and lemon juice. Pour sauce over fish and serve immediately. 

Food: Poached Fish

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