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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.
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Last modified on: January 30th 2013

For 4 people, you will need:

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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

% 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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