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Roast fish with broccolini, lemon and burnt butter

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast recipe for roast fish with broccolini, lemon and burnt butter.

By Emma Knowles
  • Serves 4
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Roast fish with broccolini, lemon and burnt butter


  • 4 (150gm each) firm white fish fillets, such as silver dory, ling or grenadier
  • 1½ tbsp olive oil
  • Finely grated rind of 1 lemon, flesh segmented
  • 400 gm broccolini, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 100 gm butter, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 220C. Place fish on a baking tray lined with baking paper, drizzle with oil, scatter with half the rind, season to taste and roast until just cooked through (5-6 minutes).
  • 2
    Meanwhile, steam broccolini over a saucepan of simmering water until bright green and just tender (3-4 minutes). Keep warm.
  • 3
    Heat butter in a frying pan over medium heat and cook until light golden (2-3 minutes), add lemon rind and garlic and cook until fragrant (1 minute). Stir in lemon segments, season to taste and spoon over hot fish and broccolini.