Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Week 68 Day 2

Spiced fish with warm lentil salad
Serves 4 : Very easy : Very quick
4 hake fillets (ea. ±120gm)
2 Tblsp mild curry paste

240gm red lentils
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tsp crushed garlic
3 plum tomatoes, chopped
Small bunch parsley, chopped
Squeeze of lemon juice

100gm watercress

Cook the lentils in water until tender (about 15 minutes).
Leave to drain in a colander.

Brush the fish all over with curry paste.
Spray a large frying pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Fry the fish for about 5 - 8 minutes each side until it flakes easily.
While the fish is cooking:

Spray the lentil pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Dry fry the onion and garlic until the onion starts to soften.
Tip the lentils back into the pan.
Add the tomatoes, parsley and lemon juice.
Stir well and cover with a lid.

When the fish is cooked serve it with the lentil salad and a garnish of watercress.


Roberto said...

Sounds good, Sphinx! What time is dinner? Hope I can get a flight at such short notice.

Sphinx said...

hi, bob... sorry you missed dinner with us! but try the recipe for yourself - it's very tasty.