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Fish Marinated With Vinegar, Sweet Wine, Tomato, Rosemary

Ideally, the sweet wine in the marinade should be Muscat, a famous Samos wine.

Type: Fish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

4   Red snapper fillets - (8 oz ea) - each cut
  Crosswise in half
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
  All-purpose flour - as needed
1 1/2 cups 355mlOlive oil
1 1/2 cups 93g / 3.3ozOnions - thinly sliced (medium)
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlDried crushed red pepper
8   Garlic cloves - thinly sliced
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlDried rosemary
1/2 cup 118mlSweet white wine
  = (such as Muscat)
3 tablespoons 45mlTomato juice
1 1/2 cups 93g / 3.3ozChopped plum tomatoes
1/2 cup 118mlRed wine vinegar - plus
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlRed wine vinegar
  Fresh rosemary sprigs - (optional)
  Cherry tomatoes - (optional), halved

Recipe Instructions

Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper. Coat with flour.

Heat 3/4 cup oil in heavy large skillet over high heat. Saute fish in batches until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Discard oil; wipe out skillet.

Heat remaining 3/4 cup oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and crushed red pepper. Saute until onions are tender, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and dried rosemary; saute 1 minute. Carefully add wine and tomato juice; simmer 2 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and vinegar; simmer until sauce thickens slightly, about 8 minutes. Add fish; simmer until opaque in center, turning fish once, about 2 minutes.

Arrange fish in single layer in 13- by 9- by 2-inch baking dish. Season sauce with salt and pepper; pour over fish. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 day and up to 2 days, turning fish once.

Arrange fish and sauce on platter. Bring to room temperature. Garnish with rosemary and tomato halves, if desired.

This recipe yields 8 servings.

Bon Appetit, May 2002


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