Easy pan seared fish fillets with simple lemon wine pan sauce is a healthy weeknight fast meal.
1poundfish filletsor larger fish cut into 4 pieces
1tablespoonextra virgin olive oil
¼cupdry white wine
2tablespoonsfresh lemon juice
4-6fresh thyme sprigs
salt and pepper to taste
Heat olive oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, swirl to coat the bottom of the skillet.
Add the fish and cook until it releases easily from the bottom of the skillet, about 4-5 minutes.
Flip the fillets and turn the heat down to medium.. Cook for another 4-5 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork. Transfer to a platter and set aside.
Add the white wine to the pan and gently scrape the bottom with a wooden spoon to release the browned bits. Add the butter, lemon juice, zest, and thyme sprigs. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.
Cook for 1-2 minutes, or until heated through. Remove from heat and discard the thyme stems.
Return the fish to the skillet for 1 minute then place on serving platter or individual plates with the remaining lemon wine sauce poured over the top.
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