Crispy Broiled Sablefish
Barton Seaver / Cooking Light
1 cup cold water
3¼ teaspoons salt, divided
1 teaspoon sugar
4 (6-ounce) sablefish fillets
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 large egg white
½ cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
1 tablespoon orange rind Cooking spray
Preheat oven to 400°.
Combine 1 cup water, 1 tablespoon salt, and sugar in a shallow dish. Add sablefish fillets; let stand 15 minutes. Remove fillets from brine, pat dry. Discard brine. Sprinkle fillets with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Combine mustard and egg white, stirring with a whisk until blended. Brush mustard mixture over fillets.
Combine panko and rind. Press panko mixture evenly over top of fillets. Place fillets on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Remove pan from oven.
Preheat broiler. Broil fillets 3 minutes or until brown.