Swai in Lemon Butter Sauce

May 11, 2018

This zesty Swai recipe tastes great and is easy to make!

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins


2 8 ounce swai fillets

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 tsp lemon zest

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup butter

1 tsp minced fresh parsley

salt & pepper to taste


1Whisk lemon juice and lemon zest together in a bowl.

2Mix flour, salt and pepper together in a resealable gallon-size plastic bag.

3Pat Swai fillets dry with a paper towel.

4Place fillets in the bag mixture, 1 at a time, and shake to coat.

5Heat large skillet over medium heat; add butter and heat until lightly browned.

6Place coated fillets in the browned butter; cook until lightly browned on the edges and fish flakes easily with a fork, 2 -3 minutes per side.

7Transfer fish to a plate, reserving butter in the skillet.

8Pour lemon juice mixture into skillet with reserved butter, cook and stir until light sauce forms, 2-3 minutes.

9Pour sauce over fish and garnish with parsley.



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