Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Week74 Day 2

Fish with tomato couscous
Serves 4 : Very easy : Very quick
8 small fish fillets
Fish seasoning

1 cup couscous
1 cup chicken or fish stock
4 large tomatoes, quartered
1 – 2 Tblsp finely shredded fresh basil leaves

2 Tblsp balsamic vinegar
2 tsp honey
2 tsp wholegrain mustard
2 Tblsp dry sherry

Microwave the tomatoes for 2 – 3 minutes until they go pulpy.
Stir in the basil.
Keep warm.

Measure the couscous into a bowl
Pour in the boiling chicken stock.
Cover the bowl and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
Fluff up the grains with a fork.
Now gently fold in the tomato and basil pulp.

Spray a large frying pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Sprinkle the fish with the seasoning.
Dry fry the fish for 3 – 4 minutes each side.
Remove from the pan.

Pour the vinegar, honey mustard and sherry into the pan and stir well.
Return the fish to the pan and simmer for 5 minutes.

Serve the fish on a bed of couscous.
Drizzle over any remaining pan juices.

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