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N° 6 PIERRETTE’S GUIDE – Aile de Raie aux Câpres – Pommes vapeur
Skate wing with Capers – Steamed potatoes
Prep’Time : 25 minutes Cook Time : inc. in prep’time Easy
Ingredients for 4 people :
– 4 small skate wings [900 gr – 2 lb]
– 120 gr [4 oz] butter (unsalted)
– 1 small jar of capers in vinegar
(total weight 100-120 gr / 31/2-4 oz)
– 3+1 Tablespoons olive oil
– bouquet garni + 1 shallot
– salt & pepper
Side dish :
– 4 big potatoes + salt
1- Peel the shallot and cut it longwise in 2 halves.
2- Put the skate wings in a large sauce pan and cover them with cold water ; add the bouquet garni, the shallot, salt, 1 spoon of the capers vinegar, and 1 spoon of olive oil into the water.
3- Bring the water to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes ; the water must never boil (it would damage the fish).
4- In the meantime, prepare the sauce : put the 3 spoons of olive oil into the pan, add the butter and melt it on a gentle flame ; it will froth for one or two minutes, then add the capers and 3 Tspoons of their vinegar in the pan ; add salt & generous pepper, mix, turn the flame off and cover while you prepare the skate.
5- When the skate is ready, carefully drain each piece in a skimmer and put it in a large plate ; if the skate has a thick top skin, take it off with a knife (it is very easy, just slightly scratch from top to bottom with the blade).
6- Pour the capers’ sauce on the wings and serve immediately.
Side dish :
Simply serve with steamed or boiled whole potatoes which will cook during the skate preparation. Display the potatoes cut in 4 all around the plate or bring them in a separate plate.