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Sliced Fillet Of Reef Fish On Saffron Potato, Kalamata Olives And Tomato Chilli Salsa


  • Tomato Coulis

  • Chermoula

  • Saffron Potatoes

  • Salsa


  • 1.

    Take the reef fish (Russell used snapper) and cut into four equal portions.

  • 2.

    In a bowl, add the chermoula to the fish, season with sea salt and white pepper and marinate for at least two hours in the refrigerator

  • 3.

    Prepare the rest of the ingredients.

  • 4.

    When fish is ready, heat a little olive oil in a very hot pan and add the fillets.

  • 5.

    The fish should colour easily so take care not to burn.

  • 6.

    Take the fish out of the pan (uncooked), place on a tray and finish cooking in the oven.

  • 7.

    In the meantime heat the tomato coulis without boiling and keep hot.

  • 8.

    Take the hot saffron potatoes and place in a bowl, break up coarsely with a fork then add the olives, tomato petals and the sliced parsley - drizzle generously with olive oil.

  • 9.

    Take four hot plates and place the potato mixture in the middle of the plates.

  • 10.

    Pour the spiced tomato coulis around the potato mixture and reserve the excess.

  • 11.

    Place the cooked fish on top of the potato mixture and spoon the tomato and chilli salsa on top.

  • 12.

    Garnish with coriander and lemon zest.

  • 13.

    Serve immediately.

  • Tomato Coulis:

  • 1.

    Melt some butter in a hot pan.

  • 2.

    Add fennel, carrot, onions, pernod and vermouth.

  • 3.

    Cook until alcohol has reduced.

  • 4.

    Add spec, dried tarragon, tomatoes and chicken stock.

  • 5.

    Bring to boil and simmer for half an hour.

  • 6.


  • Chermoula:

  • 1.

    Pound all the ingredients together to form a fairly wet marinade which can be adjusted be adding a little extra oil.

  • 2.

    Can be used on meat or fish.

  • Saffron Potatoes:

  • 1.

    Boil potatoes with saffron threads and season with rock salt

  • Salsa:

  • 1.

    Blend all ingredients to form a chunky salsa.

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Riesling, Pinot Noir and Rose are the best wines to pair with Sliced Fillet Of Reef Fish On Saffron Potato, Kalamata Olives And Tomato Chilli Salsa.


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