Fish in Lemon Sauce


1 1/2 lbs. fish fillets

Juice of lemon

2 medium onions, chopped

2 tbsp. vegetable oil

1/2 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. white pepper

3/4 cups water

Grated rind of lemon

1/4 tsp. turmeric

1/4 cup lemon sauce

1 tbsp. cornstarch

1/4 cup plain yogurt


Rinse and pat fillets dry. Sprinkle lemon juice over fillets, and let stand 10 to 15 minutes. In heavy skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Saute onion until golden brown. Add fillets; brown on each side about 5 minutes. Add salt, pepper, 1/2 cup water, lemon rind, turmeric, lemon sauce and cornstarch. Simmer, covered, about 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in yogurt; remove from heat. Garnish with parsley.

Paul H. Wells

Sierra Vista, AZ

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