Butter-Basted Fish Fillets with Garlic and Thyme

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2020, America's Test Kitchen TV

We break down this pro technique to produce flawless, flavorful fillets.

SERVES2

TIME30 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Butter basting, a technique that involves repeatedly spooning sizzling butter over food as it cooks, is great for mild, lean, flaky fish such as cod, haddock, or snapper. The butter helps cook the top of the fillet as the skillet heats the ...

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