Konkani style steamed sea bass with polenta and rocket salad Recipe

Steamed sea bass cooked in a coriander, mint and chilli marinade served with polenta and rocket salad.

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Les ingrédients

Pour people
  • For the fish
  • Sea bass fillet portion : 6 whole
  • Fresh coriander : 0.25 bunch
  • Fresh mint : 0.25 bunch
  • Fresh ginger : 20 g
  • Garlic clove(s) : 2 bulb
  • Green chilli(s) : 1 whole
  • Dessicated coconut : 10 g
  • Unsweetened coconut milk : 100 ml
  • Fine salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Lemon(s) : 0.5 whole
  • Sunflower oil : 20 ml
  • For the rest of the recipe
  • Polenta : 200 g
  • Sun blushed tomato(es) : 50 g
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 2 Turn
  • Fine salt : 2 pinch(es)
  • Water : 300 ml
  • Semi-skimmed milk : 300 ml
  • Rocket : 1 bunch
  • Lemon(s) : 0.5 whole
  • Olive oil : 10 ml
  • Unsalted butter : 50 g



    Preheat the oven to 200'C.

    Remove the pin bones and scales from the fish. Score the skin 3 times.

    Pick and roughly chop the coriander leaves and the mint. Peel and chop the garlic and the ginger. Cut the chilli in half, remove the seeds and roughly chop. Place all of these ingredients, the desiccated coconut, lemon juice and the coconut milk into a blender and blitz to a rough pulp. Rub this mixture on to the sea bass fillets. Place the fish inside a silicone steamer, transfer to the oven and cook for 7 to 10 minutes.


    For the polenta:

    Finely dice the sun blushed tomatoes.
    Place the milk and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the polenta to the pan and stir until all of the liquid is absorbed.
    Remove from the heat, season with salt and pepper and stir in the butter and the tomatoes.

    For the rocket salad:

    Wash the rocket leaves and then dress with the juice of half a lemon, olive oil and salt.

    To serve:

    Serve the fish on a bed of polenta and finish with a handful of the rocket salad.

Chef's tip

«Vary this recipe by replacing the sea bass with any firm white fish.»

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