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John Dory Fillets And Langoustines

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Ingredients
  Fennel bulbs 1 1⁄2 Ounce (6 pieces, small size young, weighing 1/4 pound each)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1
  Coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Saffron threads 1 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  John dory fillets 3 Pound (6 fillets, 1/2 pound each)
  Langoustine tails 12 Small, peeled, trimmed
  Flat leaf parsley sprigs 4
  Cilantro leaves 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350° F.
2) Halve the fennel bulb lengthwise. In a large baking dish, arrange the fennel slices in a single layer.
3) Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over the fennel seeds. Sprinkle with coriander seeds on top. Season with salt and pepper.
4) Loosely cover the baking dish and bake the fennel for about 40 minutes or until they soften.

MAKING
5) Add in the saffron and carefully mix in with the baked fennel. Remove the fennel on to a bowl and keep warm. Save the cooking liquid for later use.
6) Season the fish with salt and pepper. In a saute pan, melt butter and sear the fillets for about 2 minutes per side. Place the fish fillets on a warm serving plate covered with a foil.
7) On a pan, place the langoustine tails and cook for about 2 minutes on medium-high heat. When the tails turn pink add them to the serving plate and cover with the foil again.
8) In a saute pan, add 1 cup of the liquid reserved from cooking the fish. If needed, add water.
9) Boil the liquid till it reduces by half. Whisk the mixture constantly.

SERVING
10) Unwrap the foil from the serving plate.
11) Drizzle a little amount of sauce over the fish and langoustine.
12) Garnish with parsley and cilantro leaves.
13) Serve the John Dory Fillets And Langoustines with the fennel leaves on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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