Broiled Fish with Tarragon Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
The delicate flavor of this fish pairs perfectly with the tangy sauce. A yummy hint of honey comes through. Serve it with crusty bread, mixed vegetables or rice to help soak up the sauce.—Robin Pratt, Athens, Georgia
Broiled Fish with Tarragon Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds cod or red snapper fillets
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon


  1. Place fish on a lightly greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, whisk cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir in the honey, wine, lemon juice, garlic salt and lemon zest. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in tarragon. Serve with fish.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces cooked fish with 1 tablespoon sauce: 186 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

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