Pan-fried skate with black butter and capers

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By: Mitch Tonks From: Great Food Live

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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.11 / 5 (76 votes)

Prep time:
20 min
Cook time:
15 min

Dinner in a dash - you'll fly through this quick, classic way of cooking skate wings in black butter from Mitch Tonks


1. Set the oven to 200C/Gas 6. Heat the oil in an ovenproof frying pan and add the skate wings. Fry for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden.

2. Transfer the fish to the oven and roast for 6-7 minutes, until tender.

3. Remove the fish to serving plates and keep warm.

4. Melt the butter in the pan over a high heat until the it begins to brown.

5. Add the vinegar, capers, lemon juice and chopped parsley. Pour the brown butter sauce over the skate and serve immediately.

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Made this last night... quick, easy and delicious !

SarahF40235 SarahF40235  Posted 04 Aug 2011 10:58 AM