Ovnskokt Kveite (Baked Fish) Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 2 pounds fresh halibut, skinned and boned, reserving skin and bone
<br>- 2 cups water
<br>- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
<br>- 1/2 cup butter
<br>- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
<br>- 1 teaspoon salt
<br>- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
<br>- 1/2 cup cream
<br>- 2 tablespoons sherry
<br>- 2 egg yolks
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Place the fish skin and bones into a saucepan with the water. Bring to a boil, and reduce by one quarter. Strain, and reserve 1 1/2 cups. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
<br>step 2: Cut halibut into bite size pieces, and coat with flour. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the halibut pieces just until golden brown. Transfer fish to a baking dish; arrange fish in a single layer, and sprinkle with lemon juice, and salt and pepper.
<br>step 3: Pour fish stock into the pan in which the fish was fried; cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring and scraping the bottom of the pan. Stir in cream and sherry, and continue cooking for 3 to 5 minutes. Whisk egg yolks until frothy in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in a small amount of the cream sauce, and then whisk the mixture into the sauce. Pour over fish in baking dish.
<br>step 4: Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.  Serve in baking dish.
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Ingredients
- 2 pounds fresh halibut, skinned and boned, reserving skin and bone
- 2 cups water
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup cream
- 2 tablespoons sherry
- 2 egg yolks

Directions
step 1: Place the fish skin and bones into a saucepan with the water. Bring to a boil, and reduce by one quarter. Strain, and reserve 1 1/2 cups. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
step 2: Cut halibut into bite size pieces, and coat with flour. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the halibut pieces just until golden brown. Transfer fish to a baking dish; arrange fish in a single layer, and sprinkle with lemon juice, and salt and pepper.
step 3: Pour fish stock into the pan in which the fish was fried; cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring and scraping the bottom of the pan. Stir in cream and sherry, and continue cooking for 3 to 5 minutes. Whisk egg yolks until frothy in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in a small amount of the cream sauce, and then whisk the mixture into the sauce. Pour over fish in baking dish.
step 4: Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Serve in baking dish.

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