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Seared Trout Fillets with Warm Salad Nicoise

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  Red chili 1 Small
  Trout fillets 2 (With Skin On)
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon (Of 1/2 Lemon)
  Small new potatoes 5 Ounce
  Cauliflower florets 5 Ounce
  Green beans 3 Ounce
  Plum tomatoes 2
  Hazelnuts 1 Ounce
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Hazelnut oil 3 Tablespoon
  Black olives 5 , pitted
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Lime slices 3 (For Garnish)

1. Chop the chilli, discarding the seeds and rub over the trout fillets with the lime juice. Leave to marinate.
2. Cut the potatoes in half. Put in a saucepan of cold salted water, cover, bring
to the boil and cook for 10-15 minutes until tender.

3. Trim the cauliflower florets, tail the beans and cut in half. Roughly dice the tomatoes. Add the cauliflower and beans to the saucepan of potatoes and continue to cook until just tender. Add the tomatoes and return to the boil, then drain.
4. In a frying pan, put the hazelnuts and dry-fry until lightly toasted. Roughly chop the hazelnuts and put into a bowl. Pour over the lemon juice, add the hazelnut oil, salt and pepper and whisk together.

5. Heat a griddle pan. Cook the trout on the griddle, season with salt and pepper and fry for 2 minutes on each side until cooked.
6. Drain the vegetables and, while still warm, pour over half of the dressing. Cut the olives in half and mix into the warm salad.

7. In the centre of warmed serving plates, serve the trout, surrounded by the warm salad. Pour the remaining hazelnut vinaigrette on top of the fish and garnish with lime slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 607 Calories from Fat 392

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.1%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 880.1 mg36.7%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.5%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 36 g71.7%

Vitamin A 8.6% Vitamin C 106.6%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 10.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Seared Trout Fillets With Warm Salad Nicoise Recipe