Roasted Branzino With Caper Butter Recipe

Roasted branzino with caper butter is a delicious and elegant dish that is perfect for a special occasion or a fancy dinner at home. The branzino is seasoned with salt, pepper, and lemon zest, and then roasted until tender and flaky. The caper butter adds a tangy and savory flavor to the fish, making it even more delicious. Serve this roasted branzino with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Roasted Branzino With Caper Butter Recipe

  • 1/4 Branzino, Gutted And Scaled
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 0.13 Zest Lemon
  • 1/2 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/4 tablespoon Capers
  • 0.13 Juice Lemon
  • 1/4 tablespoon Chopped Parsley

Directions: Roasted Branzino With Caper Butter Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • STEP 2.Season the branzino with salt, pepper, and lemon zest.
  • STEP 3.Place the branzino on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • STEP 4.Roast the branzino in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  • STEP 5.In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat.
  • STEP 6.Add capers, lemon juice, and chopped parsley to the melted butter, and stir to combine.
  • STEP 7.Remove the branzino from the oven, and drizzle the caper butter over the fish.
  • STEP 8.Serve the roasted branzino with caper butter immediately.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pat the branzino dry before seasoning it, as this will help the seasoning adhere to the fish.
  • If you don't have branzino, you can use other white fish such as sea bass or snapper.
  • Feel free to add additional herbs or spices to the caper butter, such as dill or garlic.

Storage and Serving

  • This roasted branzino is best served fresh.
  • If you have any leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, place the fish in a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.
Nutrition
value
78
calories per serving
2 g Fat14 g Protein1 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Carbs
    1g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    1g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    24mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    80mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    11mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    37mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    150mg
  • Selenium
    27mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp