Grilled Fish in Lemon Butter Sauce

Grilled Fish in Lemon Butter Sauce

Published March 15, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 1
Total Time: 270 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 10 min


This delicious recipe is easy to prepare, and should not be missed. Not to mention, oily fish help minimize joint pain as well as lower the risk of heart disease and some cancer.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 fillet and 1/4 cup sauce
Calories per serving: 150
% Daily Value*
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • Fish fillets (darne cut)
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp. mustard paste
  • 1/2 tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 egg
  • 1/2 tbsp. herbs
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. white pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp. grated lemon rind
  • 5-6 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. cream
  • 1.5 tbsp. fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Oil for grilling the fish

Step by Step:

  1. Wash and cut fish in darne shape.
  2. Make the marinade using the ingredients for marination
  3. Dip the fish in the marinade and set aside for 4 hours
  4. Grill the fish
  5. Add the cream to a saucepan and warm the cream on low heat. Add the lemon juice and the lemon rind. Stir continuously to mix well
  6. Add melted butter, salt, pepper and parsley (save some for garnish) to make the lemon butter sauce
  7. Drizzle the lemon butter sauce on the grilled fish. Garnish with leftover parsley. Serve hot immediately
  8. Oily fish, such as salmon, mackerel, herring, sardines, pilchards and tuna, are rich in the type of polyunsaturated fat known as omega-3 fatty acids. While some other foods contain omega-3s, oily fish contain the eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acids (DHA). Oily fish help minimize joint pain as well as lower the risk of heart disease and some cancers