Steamed Fish Fillets with Garlic Butter

A recipe for a quick fish dinner found in “Mat for travle” (Food
for busy people) published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb i 1982Steamed Fish Fillets with Garlic Butter

4 servings
Cooking time: 10 min.
Cooking time: Approx. 20-30 min.
Oven temperature: 200° C / 390° F
Not suitable for freezing.

8 deep-frozen plaice fillets
Garlic Butter:
100 g [3,5 oz] butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
2 tablespoons of finely chopped onion
1 clove of crushed garlic
2 tablespoons parsley parsley


[1] Thaw the fish fillets. Stir together the ingredients for the garlic butter.

[2] Sprinkle the fish fillets with a little salt and put two and two together overlapping one another. Add some garlic butter and roll up the fillets. Lay the fish rolls, with the seam down, tightly together at the bottom of a buttered heat proof mould.

[3] Sprinkle a little parsley on the fillets. Cover the mould with a lid or foil and leave it in preheated oven as indicated or until the fish is finished.

[4] Serve the dish with boiled small parsley sprinkled potatoes and / or buttered steamed peas.