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.
42,1234.5/5 for 10 ratings
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Last modified on: February 22th 2015

For 8 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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12 min.1 hour9 min.1 hour 21 min.
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Keeping:

Should be eaten immediately once plated up.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #1
Ask your fishmonger to fillet the red mullets for you.

Wash and dry the fish.

Stage 2 - 4 min.
Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #2
Use tweezers to remove any remaining bones down the centre of the fillets.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade : Photo of step #3
Prepare the marinade by mixing 4 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and papper, 8 tablespoons olive oil and the chopped pasley.

Stage 4 - 1 hour
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Put the red mullet fillets into the marinade, mix well and cover with plastic film. Refrigerate for at least one hour.

Stage 5
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After marinading, you will see that the fish has turned slightly opaque. This is the effect of the lemon juice.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Put 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.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Turn the fish over and cook for a further minute on the other side.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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You can also make a very easy sauce by pouring the remaining marinade into the frying pan and leaving it to reduce slightly.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Serve 2 fillets per person with white rice, for example.

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
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,960 Kcal or 12,393 Kj321 gr5 gr184 gr
148 %123 %1 %28 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
166 Kcal or 695 Kj18 gr< 1 gr10 gr
8 %7 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
370 Kcal or 1,549 Kj40 gr1 gr23 gr
19 %15 %<1 %3 %
% 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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Source

Home made.

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