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Pan-Seared Fish With Shiitake Mushrooms

Pan-Seared Fish With Shiitake Mushrooms


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms like shiitake or oyster, shiitakes stemmed and thinly sliced
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • pinch of dried red chile flakes
  • 2 skinless fillets cod or other firm white fish like snapper or hake (about 1 pound)
  • 1 cup homemade vegetable stock or low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice from 1 lemon
  • fresh cilantro, parsley or chives, for garnish (optional)