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Pan-Fried Sea Bass with Aubergine, Chorizo And Fennel

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Category: Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 20 g Sliced chorizo; (1/2oz)
  • 2 225 g; (8oz) seabass
  • ; fillet, skin but no
  • ; bones
  • 4 Baby fennel bulbs
  • 10 Black olives
  • 8 Cherry tomatoes
  • 4 Pieces confit aubergine
  • Butter
  • Olive oil
  • Seasoning
  • 1/2 Clove crushed garlic
  • 10 g Fresh basil; (1/2oz)
  • 10 g Fresh chervil; (1/2oz)


1/2 Aubergine
125 ml Olive oil; (4fl oz)
2 Chopped shallots
1/2 Crushed garlic clove

For the confit: Slice the aubergine and place on a roasting tray with the
olive oil, shallot, garlic and roast in the oven at 180øC/350øF/gas mark 4
30 minutes. tray.

Part cook the fennel in some boiling water. Drain, heat a little olive oil
in a pan, add the chorizo, fennel, tomatoes and aubergine and season well.
Add the garlic and cook slowly for about 2 minutes to cook the chorizo. Add
the chopped basil and season again if needed.

Whilst this is cooking, heat a little olive oil in a non-stick frying pan
and season the bass fillet on both sides. Add the butter and cook until a
nutty brown colour, add the bass fillets skin side down and cook quickly on
the skin side for about 2 minutes. When the skin is golden brown and
crispy, turn over and remove from the heat.

Arrange the confit in the middle of the plate nad place the sea bass on the
top. Garnish with sprigs of chervil and serve.

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