Photo & Recipe: Tod Dimmick
Simple treatment of delicate white fish allows fresh flavors (and bright colors) to shine through on the plate.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
2 lbs. pollock (or other delicate white fish) fillets
About 1/2 cup thinly sliced sweet onion, such as Vidalia
3 TB capers with juice
5 fresh sage leaves, minced (or 1 tsp. dry)
2/3 cup fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced
1 fresh tomato, thinly sliced
Preheat the oven to 350F.
Wash and dry the fillets, and arrange in a
baking dish. Spread the onion, capers with juice, and sage over the fillets. Drizzle with 2 TB of the olive oil, and bake for 8 minutes.
Arrange the mozzarella slices across the fillets, top with the tomato slices, and cook for another 4-5 minutes or until the fish is just done and the mozzarella has melted. Serve, drizzling with fresh lemon juice.
This method will work with other delicate white fish.