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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.

Serves 4

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