Grilled red mullet with saffron garlic and sautéed carrot

This tempting recipe from Sophie Grigson shows what fabulous fast food fish can make
By Sophie Grigson
Grilled red mullet with saffron garlic and sautéed carrot
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  • Serves: 1
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 1 red mullet
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • black pepper

For the salsa:

  • 4 clove garlic, baked in olive oil and saffron, sliced
  • 60 g pitted black olives, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, diced and sautéed in olive oil
  • 100 g tinned cannellini beans
  • a handful of mint, hopped
  • a handful of parsley, chopped
  • a squeeze of lemon juice

Method

1. Preheat the grill.

2. First score the fish a couple of times each side, brush over the olive oil and season.

3. Place the fish under the grill and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side.

4. Meanwhile make the salsa by mixing the garlic, olives, carrots, beans, mint, parsley and lemon juice in a bowl and serve with the grilled fish.

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