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Rolls of fish in smoked ham


Rolls of fish in smoked ham
Pieces of white fish rolled in thinly sliced smoked ham. These rolls are cooked in a little olive oil and served with French beans. The pairing of smoked ham with fish might seem a little strange, but in fact these flavours marry well.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 12 rolls, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
35 min.19 min.54 min.
Preservation:
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Stage 1 - 2 min.
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Use 4 fillets fish of a good white variety (preferably whiting, ling, etc.).

Check your fillets for any remaining bones or pieces of skin .

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Spread a slice of ham out in front of you, lay a fish fillet across one end.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Trim surplus fish to the width of the ham.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Roll ham to completely cover fish.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Stop as soon as fish is completely wrapped, then trim off surplus ham.

Stage 6 - 20 min.
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Put finished roll on a plate, and continue with all the other fillets and ham.

If there's a little ham or fish left over, cut into medium-sized pieces and cook to serve with the beans.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Boil a large panful of salted water, add 1 chicken stock cube then 400 g green beans and cook until they are just done but still a bit crunchy.

Remove from pan and cool quickly under cold water.

Drain carefully and set aside.

Heat serving plates

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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In a large pan pour 3 tablespoons olive oil, and when hot add the rolls.

Stage 9 - 10 min.
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Cook until they are well roasted on each face (turn over at halftime using tongs).

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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When all the rolls are cooked, remove and place on a hot plate covered with absorbant paper.

Keep hot.

Stage 11 - 4 min.
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Without cleaning out the pan, melt 1 knob butter and add French beans (first adding any remaining pieces of fish or ham).

Cook for 3 to 4 minutes maximum.

Stage 12 - 5 min.
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Serve 2 or 3 rolls per person with some French beans in a hot plate.

Remarks

If you do not have, or do not like French beans you can replace them with peas (fresh or frozen), broad beans, or other vegetables of your choice.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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