Recipe: Lemon Polenta Plaice
Do you tend to eat your fish in breadcrumbs or batter? Well how about trying polenta instead! This recipe is a great way to enjoy white fish. It is light, refreshing and the polenta goes really crispy when cooked. Served on top of two simple salads it mak
- 2 ripe plum tomatoes
- 1 ball(s) mozzarella, drained
- 1 small red onion
- 1 fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 lemon
- 2 fillet(s) plaice
- 1 handful(s) fresh tarragon
- 1 handful(s) polenta
- 1 handful(s) plain flour
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 glug(s) olive oil
- 1 knob(s) butter
- 2 new potatoes, cooked
- 2 dollop(s) mayonnaise
- 1 handful(s) a few capers, chopped
Zest The Lemon
zest the lemon, keeping it for a later stage.
Slice Veg And Mozzarella
slice the tomatoes and mozzarella, then peel and thinly slice the red onion.
Lay Veg And Cheese On Plate
layer on a plate, sprinkle on the parsley and drizzle with a glug of oil and a squeeze of half of the zested lemon. Leave to one side for later.
Make Potato Salad
halve the cooked potatoes and mix with the mayonnaise, capers, a squeeze of lemon juice and some chopped parsley.
Make The Polenta Mix
chop the tarragon and add to polenta with the lemon zest, salt and pepper.
Prep The Fish
remove the skin from the plaice and season.
dip the plaice in the flour, submerge in the egg and then the polenta mix to coat the fish.
Pan Fry Fish
fry the plaice in a medium hot pan with a little oil for a few minutes on each side. add a knob of butter to the pan and squeeze in a little lemon.
Serve With Potato Salad
tower up some potato salad, then alternate layers of tomato, mozzarella and onion then balance the fish on top. serves 2
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