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Broiled Triggerfish with Basil-Parmesan Butter


  • 1 ½ pounds triggerfish fillets, skinless
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • salt
  • freshly ground white pepper

Prepare Basil-Parmesan Butter and set aside.

Place the rack in the top third of the oven and preheat the broiler.

Place fillets on a lightly greased broiler pan. Brush with melted butter. Lightly salt and pepper. Broil until done, about 8 to 10 minutes. Place on serving dish and spread with Basil-Parmesan Butter.

Basil-Parmesan Butter

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt

In a small bowl, combine butter, basil, lemon juice, Parmesan, salt and pepper. Spread over hot fish.

Contributed by Joyce Taylor MM2