• 2 sticks plus 4 Tbsp. butter

• 1 3/4 lb. cremini mushrooms, halved

• Kosher salt • Ground white pepper

• 2 Tbsp. heavy cream

• 1 (4 oz.) piece fresh horseradish, peeled & finely grated

• 1 1/4 lb. skin-on pike or walleye fillets

• Freshly ground black pepper • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs

• 2 Tbsp. roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley


In lg. skillet, heat 2 Tbsp. of butter over hi. When butter just melts, add  mushrooms; cook, undisturbed, for 4 min. Continue cooking, stir occasionally, until lightly browned & liquid evaporates, 4 min. Season mushrooms with salt & white pepper; stir in 2 Tbsp. butter & cream. Remove pan from heat; keep warm. In small saucepan, melt 1 stick of butter over med. heat; stir in horseradish. Cover pan; turn off heat. Let horseradish-butter stand 10 min. In another lg. skillet, heat 1 stick butter over med-hi until it begins to brown. Season fillets with salt & black pepper; sprinkle with bread crumbs, coat evenly. In batches, add to skillet, skin side down; cook, turning once, until golden brown & cooked through, 5 min. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Spoon mushrooms onto larger serving platter; sprinkle with the parsley. Arrange fillets, skin side up, over the mushrooms and then spoon over warm horseradish butter and serve immediately.

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