Fish Recipes

Fish Piccata Recipe

The not so distant cousin of chicken piccata, this lemony dish pairs well with a side of your favorite pasta. White wine, capers, butter, lemon… need I say more? Impress your guests with this easy but delicious recipe. Feel free to use any medium to firm white fish such as ono.


  • Fish fillets sliced thinly 1 per serving
  • Flour
  • Butter 4 Tbsp. (unsalted)
  • Olive oil 1 Tsp.
  • Garlic Powder
  • Lemon Juice ½ cup
  • Lemon slices (for garnish)
  • A Dry White wine 1 cup
  • Parsley
  • Capers 3 Tbsp. drained
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooked Spaghetti


  1. Dry your fish and lightly salt, pepper and garlic powder on both sides.
  2. Heat your frying pan on medium heat. Meanwhile, lightly coat your fish in flour and then gently shake to remove the excess.
  3. Add butter and oil to the pan and then carefully lay fillets of fish in the pan turning over once to brown both sides lightly.
  4. Remove fish from pan and place on a plate.
  5. Deglaze pan with white wine and then add lemon juice and capers.
  6. Once the alcohol has been cooked away add fillets back to the pan to soak in the sauce.
  7. Sprinkle parsley over fish and garnish with lemon slices.
  8. Serve the fish with pasta.

*Optional* toss the cooked pasta in the pan with sauce before serving for extra flavor.

Kim Murashima
Kim is a Southern California grown Desert Girl currently cooking up fun in beautiful Palm Springs. Self-proclaimed foodie and lover of all things fun....