Seared Grouper with Lemon Thyme Butter Sauce is so quick and easy to prepare.If grouper is not available, however, snapper, monkfish, and many other mild, yet firm, white fish can be used instead. I love serving seared grouper or snapper with a side salad. This recipe is a quick family meal that is perfect for busy work weeks. This recipe is delicious with my recipe for Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Salad. I also enjoy this fish with a baked potato. You can find the my recipe for Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Salad here. For more Quick Family Meals click here. Now on to the recipe..
Ingredients: 4 c. baby arugula 1 large avocado, chopped 2 c. cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 2-3 T. balsamic vinegar Sea salt and black pepper, to taste 2 T. extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 lbs. grouper or other white fish, cut into 4 pieces ¼ c. dry white wine 3 T. unsalted butter 2 T. fresh lemon juice 1 t. lemon zest 4-6 fresh thyme sprigs Optional: ½ c. Feta cheese, crumbled
Combine the baby arugula, avocado, tomatoes, and balsamic vinegar to a large salad bowl. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and toss to combine. Set aside.
Place a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the oil and swirl to coat the bottom of the skillet. Add the fish and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until it releases easily from the bottom of the skillet.