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Whole Roasted Red Mullet with Herbed Oil

Red Mullet is an elegant fish and this recipe does it justice. The herbed oil compliments this delicate fish perfectly and it is an ideal dish to serve at a sophisticated dinner party.

Ingredients

  • 4 large red mullet

  • 1 large lemon, sliced

  • 4 sprigs of flat-leaf parsley

  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced 100ml dry white wine

  • sea salt and pepper

  • For the oil:

  • 180ml extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 garlic clove, finely sliced

  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped

  • juice of ½ lemon

  • 1 tbsp small capers

  • 10 pitted kalamata olives, sliced

  • 10 pitted green olives, sliced 1 large red chilli, finely sliced

  • Sea salt and pepper

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C.

  • 2.

    Fill each red mullet with lemon slices, parsley and garlic. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil.

  • 3.

    Place on a baking tray with parchment paper, drizzle over white wine, season to taste and bake for 12-15 minutes.

  • 4.

    For the herbed oil, blend olive oil, garlic and parsley then add lemon juice, capers, olives and chilli and season to taste.

  • 5.

    To serve, place the red mullet on the plate and pour the herbed olive oil over the fish. Serve with a fresh radicchio salad and crusty bread.

Notes

Serves: 4
Time: 25 minutes

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