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Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade

Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade

For this recipe, the marinade is made in a jiffy: oil, lemon, parsley, salt and pepper.

The red mullet fillets are marinaded for an hour, then pan-fried quickly.

They are served with plain white rice.

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Last modified on: February 22th 2015

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
12 min.1 hour9 min.1 hour 21 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten immediately once plated up.
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Step by step recipe

1 Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #1Ask your fishmonger to fillet the red mullets for you.

Wash and dry the fish.
3 min.
2 Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #2Use tweezers to remove any remaining bones down the centre of the fillets. 4 min.
3 Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #3Prepare the marinade by mixing 2 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and papper, 4 tablespoons olive oil and the chopped pasley. 2 min.
4 Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #4Put the red mullet fillets into the marinade, mix well and cover with plastic film. Refrigerate for at least one hour. 1 hour
5 Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #5After marinading, you will see that the fish has turned slightly opaque. This is the effect of the lemon juice.
6 Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #6Put a frying pan on high heat, then add the fish fillets with the skin downwards. Cook for about 3 minutes until the skin is nicely browned. 3 min.
7 Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #7Turn the fish over and cook for a further minute on the other side. 1 min.
8 Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #8You can also make a very easy sauce by pouring the remaining marinade into the frying pan and leaving it to reduce slightly. 5 min.
9 Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #9Serve 2 fillets per person with white rice, for example. 3 min.

Remarks

Be careful not to cook the fish too long with the skin downwards. It needs to be fried, but make sure it is not burnt, as this tends to happen rather quickly.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1480160 gr3 gr92 gr
74 %62 %<1 %14 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
16618 gr0 gr10 gr
8 %7 %<1 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
37040 gr0 gr23 gr
19 %15 %<1 %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 4 people : 24.42 €
Per person : 6.11 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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