Pan Roast Gulf Fish in Basil Sauce from Tony Chachere's

Serves 4-6


2 lb Louisiana Gulf Fish, such as Black Drum, Red Fish, Speckled Trout, tuna, grouper, ect.
Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup Pine Nuts
2 Tb Shallots
1 Tb Garlic
2/3 cup White Wine
1 stick Butter
1/4 cup Basil, chopped
Parmesan Shaved, to garnish


Season fish with Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning. Heat a large skillet with 1-2 Tb Oil. Pan sear the fish on each side, place in oven to finish cooking if necessary depending on thickness of fish. Meanwhile, add nuts to pan and toast in olive oil. Remove to cook. Add shallots and garlic and sauté on medium. Add wine and cook until reduced by half, add butter, and stir constantly on lowered heat careful not to separate. Add Basil and toasted nuts. Adjust seasoning with Tony Chachere's, Garnish with cheese if desired. Serve with Tony Chachere's Yellow rice and steamed artichokes.