Chef Dallas from the Balance Restaurant stopped by to show us how to pan sear fish.
Tools & Ingredients Needed:
Skillet – Cast Iron if possible
Straight Edge Spatula – Fish Spatula if possible
Oil – Vegetable or Olive
Kosher Salt or Sea Salt
Peppercorns & Peppermill
Fresh Fish Filet, 1 inch thick w/ firm muscular structure is best….examples…salmon, halibut, swordfish, etc.
Dry fish w/ paper towels
Preheat pan w/ oil
Season fish and place into hot skillet, *show side first, cook 3-4 minutes
Flip fish delicately w/ spatula & cook for another 3-4 minutes
Remove from heat & let rest on plate & finish w/ lemon juice
*show side – the prettiest side of the fish and what will be present facing up to your guests