Pan-fried skate with capers and beurre noir


  • 2 small skate wings
  • 100g butter
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 2 – 3 tbsp white wine vinegar


    step 1

    Season the skate wing with salt and pepper

    step 2

    Meanwhile, melt the butter in a frying pan, over low heat

    step 3

    Add the fish to the pan and raise the heat to medium-low. Cook, basting the fish on a regular basis with the hot butter. The cooking time will depend on the thickness of your fish.

    step 4

    When the fish is cooked through, lift from the pan and place on the warmed serving plates

    step 5

    Raise the heat to high and if the butter is not browned by now, leave it to foam and brown a little.

    step 6

    Add the capers

    step 7

    Add the vinegar. !!! Beware as it will splatter !!! and take off the heat

    step 8

    Add the parsley and pour over the fishTraditionally, this is served with some boiled potatoes and carrots.Serve immediately