Seared sea bream with carrot and cumin ribbons Recipe

Seared sea bream with carrot and cumin ribbons Recipe

Seared sea bream with a delicious fragrant carrot ribbon salad.

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Les ingrédients

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  • For the fish
  • Sea bream fillet(s) 140g : 6 whole
  • Olive oil : 30 ml
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn
  • For the vegetables
  • Carrot(s) : 6 whole
  • Cumin seed(s) : 10 g
  • Red chilli(s) : 1 whole
  • Garlic clove(s) : 2 whole
  • Flat leaf parsley : 0.5 bunch
  • Olive oil : 50 ml
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Lemon(s) : 1 whole
  • New potato(es) : 900 g
  • Unsalted butter : 60 g
  • Fennel seed(s) : 1 Tsp



    Pin bone and trim the fish into neat portions. Season on both sides. Heat a pan with olive oil and fry skin side down until crispy. Turn the fish over, remove from the heat and let the residual heat finish cooking the fish.


    Cook the new potatoes in boiling water until tender,drain then and crush with a fork, add the butter and cumin seeds and keep warm.
    Peel the carrots and slice lengthways finely on the mandolin. Crush the garlic into a paste, finely chop the chilli and parsley. Zest and juice the lemon.
    Dry roast the cumin seeds in a pan then add the oil, chilli and garlic. Fry for a further 2 minutes then pour over the carrots. Finish with the lemon juice, zest and the parsley. Season to taste.

  • 3. TO PLATE

    Spoon the crushed potatoes onto the middle of the plate.
    Place a neat pile of ribbons in the centre of a plate and lay the crispy fish on top. Drizzle any dressing around the side.

Chef's tip

«Use caraway or fennel seeds to add a different spice element to your dish.»

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