Recipe: Lime and ginger cod

Kaffir Lime & Ginger Pacific Cod with tamarind, Marshall Farms honey essence, black quinoa, apricot and peanut salad
Serves 6

Fish

Ingredients:

  • 6 6oz Cleaned Fillets
  • 1 oz Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper to Taste
Sauce

Ingredients:
  • 3 oz Tamarind Paste (soak in water to loosen pods)
  • 2 oz Local Honey
  • 2 oz Fresh Orange Juice + Zest
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 2 Cinnamon Stick
Crust

Ingredients:
  • 12 Fresh Kaffir Lime Leaves, Finely Chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Chopped Coriander Leaves-NO Stems
  • 1 Tsp Orange Zest
  • 1 Tsp Grated Fresh Ginger
  • 1 Tsp Fresh Chopped Mint Leaves
Salad

Ingredients:
  • 2 Cup Cooked Red Quinoa
  • 2 Tbsp Fine Chopped Scallion Greens
  • 2 Tbsp Toasted/Chopped Peanuts (Unsalted)
  • 1 Peeled & Chopped Orange Segments
  • 1 oz Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 8 Dried Apricots
  • 2 oz Apple Cider Vinegar
Garnish

Ingredients:
  • 1 x Bunch fresh watercress
  • ½ fresh Lemon or lemon juice
Preparation:

Salad:
  1. In a medium mixing bowl add quinoa, scallion, peanuts & orange segment.

  2. Place chili sauce, apricots & cider vinegar in a blender and pulse until smooth.

  3. Add dressing and mix well, adjust seasoning.
Glaze:
  1. In a sauce pot add all ingredients.

  2. Bring to a boil and reduce until it coats the back of a spoon.

  3. Remove from heat, strain through a sieve to remove zest and seeds.

  4. Keep warm.
Crust
  1. Place all ingredients on a clean chopping board.

  2. With a sharp knife chop until semi fine
Fish
  1. Rinse and pat dry fillets of Cod, lightly dust with salt & pepper to taste.

  2. Coat flesh side with crust Heat a sauté pan over med-high heat.

  3. Add olive oil place in pan skin side up.

  4. Let sear for 2 minutes, flip on to other side. Continue to cook until the fish is firm to the touch.

  5. Remove from heat and allow to rest.
Assemble:
  1. Place quinoa salad in centre of each bowl, place fish on salad and drizzle sauce around fish.

  2. Toss water cress with lemon juice, olive oil & sea salt, place on top.
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