Saffron Poached Fish in Wine

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8 oz Tomato puree
1/4 ts Saffron
4 Flounder fillets
1 c Water
2 Bay Leaves
1/4 ts Red pepper flakes
1 Onion -- quartered
1 c White wine
8 Parsley sprigs
1/2 ts Thyme
1/2 ts White peppercorns
1 Lemon juice -- thinly

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



1. Place water, white wine, bay leaves and onion into large heavy skillet. Tie thyme, peppercorns and parsley in a layer of cheesecloth. Drop into wine mixture. 2. Bring mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Add the fish fillets. Cover skillet and continue to simmer 8-10 minutes or until fish is firm and flakes easily with a fork. Do not overcook. 3. Remove fish to a serving platter, using a slotted spoon. Remove cheesecloth bag, bay leaves and onion and discard. 4. Add tomato puree and red pepper flakes to liquid in skillet. Bring to a boil, stirring to mix well; boil until liquid is reduced by half. Add the saffron and 3 thin slices of lemon; boil 1 minute longer. 5. Spoon sauce over fish fillets and garnish with more thin lemon slices. Serve immediately. Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill File

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