Brown Butter Perch

Brown Butter Perch

Brown Butter Perch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces fresh perch fillets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 lemon, cut in half

Directions

  1. Whisk flour, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Gently press perch fillets into flour mixture to coat, shaking off any excess flour.
  2. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat until butter is foaming and nut-brown in color. Working in batches, place filets in skillet and cook until light golden, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer cooked fillets to a plate, squeeze lemon juice over the top, and serve.

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