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Plaice Fillet with Lettuce and Peach

July 20th, 2018 | main dishes

Sesame oil, or more precisely roasted sesame oil, makes this simple green salad taste so special. In combination with the sweetness of the peach and the fresh herbs this salad matches perfectly to the crunchy fried plaice. A light and fast summer meal.

Plaice Fillet with Lettuce and Peach

Plaice fillet with lettuce and peach

(4 portions)

1 lettuce or green oak leaf lettuce
wash, shake dry
2 peaches
core, cut into very thin slices
½ bunch of fresh herbs (eg chives, smooth parsley, borage, fennel greens, salad burnet)
chop herbs, mix with salad and peach slices
juice of 1 lime
1 ts of palm sugar or brown cane sugar
2-2.5 TS of roasted sesame oil
whisk and mix with the salad
4 plaice fillets
wash, dry
salt pepper,
a few drops of lemon juice
season the fillets lightly, pepper and drizzle with a little lemon juice
3-4 TS of flour
put the flour on a plate, turn the plaice fillets in it, until the fish has a thin layer of flour, shake off
frying oil or ghee
fry the fish in plenty of hot fat for about 2-3 minutes on each side, the fish may become a bit crunchy
1 lemon
serve the fish with the salad, garnish with lemon slices and, if available, with borage flowers

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