Category Archives: Fish

Chilli Tomato Prawns

Ingredients for 2 16 Raw deveined prawns 1 Clove of garlic 1/2 Onion cut in wedges 1 Teaspoonful of fresh ginger, cut in strips 3 Tomatoes, medium coarsely chopped Seasoning One tablespoon of tomato ketchup. Half teaspoonful Worcestershire sauce One … Continue reading

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John’s White Beans & Clams

This is a take on a number of very typical Portuguese dishes, such as Octopus Rice, White Beans and Shellfish, and Rice and Shellfish. Ingredients: 500 gm White Beans 1kg of Fresh Clams in Shells 600 gm Tinned Tomatoes 1 … Continue reading

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Practically Paella

Ingredients for 6 people 4 chicken thighs, chopped into thumb size pieces 1 cup of double podded broad bean (i.e. skin them) 12 shelled large prawns 1 cup scallops, small or chopped large Few slices of mild chorizo 1 sliced … Continue reading

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Kedgeree

Ingredients for 2 people. Half a cup of basmati rice pre-cooked. One hard boiled egg, chopped. Tablespoonful of chopped onion. One smoked haddock cooked in microwave for 2 minutes. Curry powder to taste, about a level teaspoonful. Half a cup … Continue reading

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Smoked Haddock with Poached Egg & Spinach

Ingredients for 2 10oz / 300g smoked haddock 1 poached egg A pile of boiled and drained spinach   Method Microwave the haddock, check microwave instruction.  Poach the eggs and boil the spinach but take time to drain.  

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Fish Stew for 2

Ingredients for 2 12oz/360g Fish.  Any mix of white fish, prawns and mussels 1 onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, sliced 1 teaspoonful (5ml) olive oil 1 400g tin of chopped tomatoes 6 sliced black olives 1/2 teaspoonful dried oregano   … Continue reading

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Chilli Crab and Prawn tarts

For four 375 gm pack ready rolled shortcrust pastry 1 bunch spring onions trimmed and finely sliced 1 red chilli deseeded and finely chopped 25gm butter 250gm prawns 170gm tinned white crab meat 200ml single cream 3large egg yolks small … Continue reading

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Lemon rissoto with seared salmon

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Salmon Pastry Parcel

For four 4 narrow strip fillets of skinless boneless salmon- about 1inch wide 4 teaspoons pesto 400gm ready rolled puff pastry 8 asparagus spears blanched for about 1minute 1 beaten egg Roll out pastry if necessary to make a 12 … Continue reading

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Salmon lentil and black olive salad

For four Dressing 2 oz kalamata olives 4tbsp olive oil 2tbsp red wine vinegar 1 small clove garlic,crushed 1tsp dijon mustard 2 tbsp chopped basil 1 tbsp small capers Salad 200gm fine green beans 4 eggs boiled 500gm cooked puy … Continue reading

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Mackerel Pate with Fionas Beetroot Chutney

For six 200gm skinned boned smoked mackerel fillet 250gm light cream cheese eg philly light 75gm butter-melted gently 2 teaspoons horseradish sauce juice of half a lemon good grind of black pepper Put all into a food processor and whizz … Continue reading

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Fish Curry

FOR TWO 1inch piece fresh ginger peeled and chopped 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp veg oil 1 medium onion peeled halved and sliced 1 red chilli finely chopped 1 heaped teasp ground cumin 1/2 teasp turmeric 400ml coconut milk 12 … Continue reading

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Fish and Prawn cakes

Enter the ingredients here 250gm white fish 200gm raw peeled prawns 1 Garlic clove roughly chopped 1 red chilli deseeded and roughly chopped chopped fresh coriander salt and pepper to taste 1 inch piece fresh ginger grated Heat oven to … Continue reading

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Italian Fish Stew (serves 2 )

11/2 tbsp olive oil 10oz potatoes-peeled and cut into chunks 1 clove garlic peeled and chopped 1 400gm tin chopped tomatoes 100ml chicken stock made with a cube 60ml white wine 1/2 teaspoon dried chilli flakes 1 teaspoon grated ginger … Continue reading

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Prawn & Papaya Salad

2 small red chillies 30ml/2tbsp white wine vinegar 45-60ml/3-4tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice (about 2 limes) 150ml/5fl oz olive oil 30ml/2 level tbsp honey salt and pepper 350g/12oz cooked, peeled king prawns 2-3 ripe papayas grated lime rind to garnish … Continue reading

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Salmon Mousse

225g/8oz cooked salmon 300ml/1/2 pint cold bechamel sauce 150ml/1/4 pint mayonnaise Salt and pepper 1/2 oz gelatin, dissolved in 3 tbsp water 75ml/21/2fl oz doubel cream, whipped 50g/2 oz chopped prawns 1. Oil dish. Pound salmon until smooth. Add bechamel … Continue reading

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Portugese Style Shellfish Rice

10oz mixed shellfish -I use tiger prawns and scallops but mussels ,monkfish or other shellfish are all possible. 1 medium onion finely chopped 1 clove garlic finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup risotto rice 1 tin chopped tomatoes … Continue reading

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Balti Prawns

1 onion, quartered 2 garlic cloves, peeled 2.5cm/1in piece fresh ginger Rind and juice of 2 limes 15ml/1tbsp coriander seeds, crushed 5ml/1tsp fenugreek seeds 30ml/2tbsp vegetable oil 5 large, ripe tomatoes, cut into small pieces 700g/11/2lb large,cooked prawns or cubed … Continue reading

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Hot Crab Dip

2x8oz cream cheese 4 teasp worcester sauce 2x6oz cans crabmeat 1/4 cup sliced spring onions 1/4 cup chopped celery to garnish 1/4 cup flaked almonds Mix all together and spread in china flan dish or similar.scatter with flaked almonds.Bake at … Continue reading

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