Fish fillet with preserved lemons


Fish fillet with preserved lemons
A thick fish fillet stuffed with slices of preserved lemon - crispy on the outside and tender inside.
73,0034/5 for 16 ratings
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Last modified on: January 30th 2013

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
30 min.6 min.36 min.
Keeping: A few minutes, once cooked.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Fish fillet with preserved lemons : Photo of step #1
Choose fairly thick fillets (1 cm / ½ inch minimum) and make three vertical incisions in the upper side.

Salt and pepper the inside of these cuts.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Fish fillet with preserved lemons : Photo of step #2
Fill the incisions with slices of preserved lemon cut in half.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Fish fillet with preserved lemons : Photo of step #3
Tie up the fillets to hold the lemon slices in place inside the fish.

Heat the serving plates.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Fish fillet with preserved lemons : Photo of step #4
Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a non-stick pan and heat over medium heat.

Dip the uncut side of the fish in flour on a plate.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Fish fillet with preserved lemons : Photo of step #5
Then place these in the pan, floured side downwards.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Fish fillet with preserved lemons : Photo of step #6
Turn over after 3 or 4 minutes (allow for about 3 minutes cooking on each face).

You can also use a thermometer, as explained on the page all about how to cook until just done.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Fish fillet with preserved lemons : Photo of step #7
Serve with the accompaniment of your choice (stir-fried green cabbage in this case) and undo the string only once the fish is in place on the serving plate.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
838 Kcal or 3,509 Kj106 gr35 gr30 gr
42 %41 %3 %5 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
124 Kcal or 519 Kj16 gr5 gr5 gr
6 %6 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
209 Kcal or 875 Kj27 gr9 gr8 gr
10 %10 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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Preserved lemonsPreserved lemons: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
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