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Pan-fried sea bass with cucumber salsa

Ingredients

For the salsa
For the fish

Preparation method

  1. To make the salsa, place the cucumber, tomato, red onion, chilli, mint and coriander in a bowl. Add the rice vinegar and soya sauce and mix well to coat, then season. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground pepper.

  2. Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick frying pan. When hot, add the butter and put the fish fillets skin-side down on the pan. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper abd cook for 2-3 minutes, or until golden and crisp.

  3. Carefully turn the fish fillets and add the prawns to the pan. Cook for further 2-3 minutes, or until the fish and prawns are cooked through. Remove from pan and leave to rest in a warm place.

  4. Tip the spring onions and mangetout into the pan used for the fish, cook for 2-3 minutes or until just tender.

  5. To serve, divide the salsa between four plates, top with the spring onions and mangetout and place the fish on top skin-side up. Arrange the prawns around the plates and squeeze over a little lime juice.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Serves 4

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