Fish fillet with creamy Dijon sauce Fast2eat

This deliciously seasoned, pan-fried Yellowfin tuna fillets make the perfect weeknight meal. Finished in a rich and creamy Dijon sauce, you won’t believe how easy, fast and simple this recipe is.

Pan-seared Yellowfin tuna fillets are utterly delicious on its own, but when you add a bright sauce like this, it takes it to a whole new level!

Tender fish fillets smothered in a mouth-watering creamy Dijon sauce is such a flavorful, elegant dish that anyone can pull off. It comes together so quickly, yet it’s sure to impress anyone. Everyone loves this one!

Fish Fillet with Creamy Dijon Sauce Fast2eat

Fish Fillet with Creamy Dijon Sauce Fast2eat

Have dinner on the table in under half an hour with this pan-fried Yellowfin tuna fillets topped with a creamy Dijon sauce with hints of herb and garlic.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3 people



  • 3 Yellowfin tuna fillets - 150 g/5.29 oz each - or salmon or any firm fish fillets
  • 1 tbsp Garlic - minced
  • Salt - to taste
  • Black pepper - optional to taste
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil


  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Garlic - minced
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup White wine - dry
  • ¾ cup Water - hot
  • 1 tbsp Hondashi - Bonito Fish Soup Stock
  • 1/2 cup Cream - fat-free evaporated milk, half and half cream, thick cream, whipping cream or heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp Parsley - fresh chopped
  • 1 tbsp Dill - fresh chopped



  • Season fish with garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Heat olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • Make sure your pan is hot.
  • Cook fish for 2 to 3 minutes each side.
    Fish Fillet with Creamy Dijon Sauce Fast2eat
  • Remove from skillet and transfer to a plate, leaving oil in the skillet for the sauce.
  • Tent with foil to keep warm.


  • Leave the juices in the pan after searing your fish…that’s where all of the flavours are!
  • Melt butter in the pan in those juices and cook your garlic only about one minute to prevent the garlic from burning.
  • Add flour. (2 tablespoon if using evaporated milk, half and half cream or use just 1 tablespoon if using thick cream, whipping cream, heavy cream).
  • Cook, stirring, or about 1 minute.
  • Slowly whisk in wine until smooth.
  • Whisk Hondashi mixed in hot water. Simmer for 1 minute.
  • Add cream. Simmer for about 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Stir in Dijon, parsley and dill (or your favourite herbs such as basil, oregano, chives or thyme) and cook until sauce has thickened.
    Fish Fillet with Creamy Dijon Sauce Fast2eat
  • Adjust salt and pepper if needed.
  • If desired, garnish with lemon wedges, to serve.


What Should I Serve with It?
  • Steamed vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, potatoes, asparagus, green beans or spinach, cauliflower or Brussels sprouts.
  • Mashed Potatoes, Rice or pasta.
  • A green salad or grain salad.
Try the Sauce with Chicken Too
This sauce would also be delicious over seared chicken breasts too. However, my suggestion is to swap out the dill with thyme or rosemary.
*Hondashi® is a Bonito fish-based seasoning for those who like to make the preparations even tastier, stimulating a balanced and flavorful diet. Hondashi® guarantees the authentic taste of fish to the preparations and can be used in the most varied recipes with fish, seafood, oriental recipes and fish-based broths, giving a delicious and full-bodied flavour!

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Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 185mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 808IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.

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