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Roasted sea trout with beurre noisette, new potatoes and roasted cauliflower Recipe

Sea trout is an underrated fish, but it is very sustainable, readily available and absolutely lovely with this classic French sauce.

  • Preparation
    15mins
  • Cooking time
    15mins
  • Rest time
    0mn
Rate this recipe
(8 votes) 4.3/5
Ingredients
Pour people
  • For the fish
  • Salmon trout : 1 kg
  • Sunflower oil : 60 ml
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • For the vegetables
  • Baby potato(es) : 600 g
  • Cauliflower : 1 whole
  • Thyme sprig(s) : 6 whole
  • Garlic clove(s) : 6 whole
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn
  • Sunflower oil : 600 ml
  • Unsalted butter : 200 g
  • Capers : 100 g
  • For the sauce
  • Flat leaf parsley : 0.25 bunch
  • Lemon(s) : 1 whole
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
Method
  • 1. FOR THE FISH AND SAUCE

    Chop the butter into medium dice.

    Pick the parsley leave off the stalks, and chop.

    If the capers are large, chop into smaller pieces.

    Season the fish with salt.

    Heat a pan over medium-high, and drizzle in the sunflower oil. When the pan is hot, place the sea trout fillet, skin side down, lower the heat to medium-low, and leave to crisp up.

    When the fish is nicely browned, turn over, and add the butter to the pan, swirling it around so that it browns evenly.

    When the butter's sizzling quiets down, throw in the capers, chopped parsley, and finish off with lemon juice.

    Serve immediately.

  • 2. FOR THE VEGETABLES

    Cut the cauliflower into florets. Place in a hot pan and season. When coloured put a lid on the pan and allow to cook for a further 5 minutes.

    Place the potatoes on an oven tray with thyme sprigs, garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Cook in the oven on full power for 20 minutes until crispy.

Chef's tip

«The beurre noisette can be prepared in advance, in a separate pan, and kept refrigerated until needed.»

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