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Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds

Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds

Tasty morsels of red mullet, fried with poppy seeds and served as canapés on toast with feta, basil and preserved tomatoes.

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Last modified on: July 13th 2016

For 12 s, you will need:

Change for: 4 s 6 s 12 s 24 s 36 s

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
35 min.10 min.45 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten immediately
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Step by step recipe

1 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #1Cut 80 g Preserved tomatoes and 80 g feta into small pieces.

Set aside.
5 min.
2 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #2

Prepare the bread

Cut 400 g bread (ideally, a french baguette) into small slices. You will need one slice per canapé.
2 min.
3 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #3Brush the slices of bread rapidly with olive oil on both sides. 3 min.
4 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #4Fry in a really hot frying pan until golden brown on both sides.

Keep hot (in the oven at 176°F / 80°C, for example).
5 min.
5 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #5

Prepare the red mullet fillets

Rinse and dry 4 fillets of red mullet, then remove any bones carefully.
10 min.
6 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #6Brush the fillets with olive oil on both sides, then salt and pepper them. 2 min.
7 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #7Tip 80 g poppy seeds onto a small plate... 2 min.
8 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #8...then dip the fish fillets flesh side downwards in the poppy seeds.
9 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #9Coat all the fillets like this. 3 min.
10 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #10Put a frying pan on high heat and when really hot, add the red mullet fillets skin side downwards (no need to add any oil, as they have already been brushed with it). 2 min.
11 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #11Then turn the fillets over to cook the flesh side. 3 min.
12 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #12

Assemble the canapés

On each slice of bread, start by adding a little feta and a little preserved tomato.
3 min.
13 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #13Lay a piece of red mullet on top, skin side downwards. 3 min.
14 Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds : Photo of step #14Garnish with a fresh basil leaf and serve immediately. 2 min.

Remarks

For the oil on the bread and the fish, I recommend using the oil from the preserved tomatoes, if possible, as it is well worth adding the extra flavour.

For the same reason, you can use feta in olive oil with herbs instead of plain feta.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
18000570 gr3450 gr213 gr
900 %219 %326 %32 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
165953 gr318 gr20 gr
83 %20 %30 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 12 s : 17.97 €
Per : 1.50 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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This recipe use (among others)
BreadBread: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Montbenoit's canapés, Quail egg canapés, Eggs meurette, Spinach on toast with bechamel, Scrambled eggs with butter-fried bread and fresh spinach, ... All
Preserved tomatoesPreserved tomatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tomato foccacia, Spring Bread, Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes, Sushi, Cretan Bread, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Feta in olive oil with herbs, Cretan salad, Cretan-style salmon , Moussaka, Feta and spinach brik pie, ... All
Poppy seedsPoppy seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pretzels, Fish in a seed crust, Mixed seed grissini, Seeded loaf, ... All

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