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10:25 AM CST, February 13, 2013
Chef John Allen with Aviary Cafe and Creperie served up an easy and elegant seafood entree with Maria Neider on Ozarks Today. It's the perfect recipe for Lent or to share with your sweetheart. The mahi dish is one of the items on Aviary's special Valentine's Day dinner menu. The downtown restaurant on Walnut Street will be open late for couples. Space is limited. Call (417) 866-NEST (6378) for reservations.
Pan seared Mahi with Lemon Caper Beurre Blanc
2 8 oz. mahi filets
1T olive oil
1 cup dry white wine (french chardonnay is great)
1T whole butter
Juice of 1 lemon
1t fresh chopped parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
Pre-heat a large saute pan on medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add olive oil and immediately add both fish filets with moderate salt and pepper on the side going down in the pan.
Cook for 3 minutes and flip fillets. Add wine and lemon juice to the pan and place in a pre-heated 400 degree oven.
Cook for 5 minutes and remove from the oven. Remove the fish fillets and allow them to rest. Place the pan with the wine back on a high flame and add the capers. cook for 1 minute and remove from heat. Place the butter and parsley in the pan and wisk until incorporated.
For plating serve with your favorite rice and sautéed vegetables with the sauce drizzled over the entire plate. Enjoy!
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