Easy Swai Fish Meuniere Recipe

Easy Swai Fish Meuniere Recipe

How To Make Easy Swai Fish Meuniere

Preparing this swai fish dish includes a creamy and buttery meuniere sauce with a lemony aftertaste that goes with the neutral flavor of the fried fish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 6 minutes
Total: 16 minutes



  • ¼cuplemon juice
  • 1tsplemon zest
  • ½cupall-purpose flour
  • salt and ground black pepper,to taste
  • 2fillets swai fish,(8 oz) halved
  • ¼cupbutter
  • 1tspfresh parsley,minced, or to taste


  1. Whisk lemon juice and lemon zest together in a bowl. Mix flour, salt, and pepper together in a resealable gallon-size plastic bag.

  2. Pat swai fish fillets dry with a paper towel; lightly season 1 side of each fillet with salt. Place fillets in the bag with flour mixture, 1 at a time, and shake to coat.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat; add butter and heat until lightly browned.

  4. Place coated fish fillets in the browned butter; cook until lightly browned on the edges and fish flakes easily with a fork, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer fish to a plate, reserving butter in the skillet.

  5. Pour lemon juice mixture into skillet with reserved butter; cook and stir until a light sauce forms, 2 to 3 minutes. Spoon sauce over fish and garnish with parsley.


  • Calories: 257.85kcal
  • Fat: 16.44g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.37g
  • Trans Fat: 0.51g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.32g
  • Fiber: 0.63g
  • Sugar: 0.46g
  • Protein: 13.95g
  • Cholesterol: 74.23mg
  • Sodium: 292.43mg
  • Calcium: 15.92mg
  • Potassium: 283.50mg
  • Iron: 0.98mg
  • Vitamin A: 98.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.96mg
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