0
Print
0
Print
EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Perch with Sauerkraut

and Mushroom-White Wine Sauce

Perch with Sauerkraut

Perch with Sauerkraut - Perch, Alsatian-style: on a bed of sauerkraut with a wine sauce

329
calories
Calories
50 min.
Preparation
moderate
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 4 servings
11 ounces Sauerkraut (fresh or from a jar)
2 small Onions
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
¾ cup dry White wine (such as Riesling)
Salt
Pepper
5 Juniper berries
1 Bay leaf
7 ounces Button mushrooms
2 Shallots
1 tablespoon Butter (15 grams)
¾ cup Fish stock
¾ cup Soy creamer
4 Perch fillets (scaled and with skin, each about 160 grams)
Pastry flour
print shopping list

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Small pot, 1 Skillet, 1 Plate, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Lid

Preparation steps

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 1
1

Rinse and drain sauerkraut in a sieve.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 2
2

Peel onions and slice thinly.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 3
3

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté onions until softened, about 5 minutes.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 4
4

Add sauerkraut and pour in 70 ml (approximately 1/3 cup) white wine, stirring to deglaze pan. Season with salt and pepper. Add juniper berries and bay leaf, cover and simmer over low heat, stirring frequently, until liquid reduces by half, about 15 minutes.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 5
5

Meanwhile, clean mushrooms, remove stems and quarter caps. Peel and finely chop shallots.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 6
6

Heat butter in a small pot over medium heat. Add mushrooms and shallots. Sauté until shallots are translucent, about 5 minutes.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 7
7

Add remaining wine to pot and cook over medium heat until reduced by half, about 10 minutes more.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 8
8

Add fish stock and simmer until reduced by half. Add soy creamer and cook until sauce is thickened. Remove from heat and keep warm.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 9
9

Score fish skin with a sharp knife.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 10
10

Heat the remaining oil in another pan over medium-high heat. Rinse fish, pat dry, season with salt and flour and coat with flour.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 11
11

Cook fish, skin side down, until crispy, 7-8 minutes.

Perch with Sauerkraut preparation step 12
12

Flip fish and cook until other side is crisp, 2-3 minutes more. Place fish on sauerkraut and serve with wine sauce.

Additional advice