Pan-Fried Skrei with Eggs and Capers

In this recipe the skrei is pan-fried in oil, then in garlic and butter. The recipe is then served with a capers butter, eggs and Norwegian prawns.

Difficulty Medium
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Capers butter


  • Cook egg for approx. 8 minutes, until almost hard-boiled. Finely chop or grate.

  • Cut the skrei in servings and sprinkle with salt. Leave for approx. 7 minutes, rinse off the salt and gently dry with a paper towel.

  • Heat sunflower oil in a frying pan and fry the skrei until almost cooked through, 6-7 minutes.

  • Gently flip the fish, add garlic and butter to the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes on the other side. Baste the fish with the butter.

Capers butter

  • Finely chop shallot and lightly sauté in butter with capers.

  • Season with lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.

Serve the skrei with prawns, eggs and capers butter. Garnish with grated horseradish.

Tip: You can use a ring mold to present the eggs in a nice way. It should set in the refrigerator for 1 hour before presenting.