Chia, almond and herb-crusted fish
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$6.60 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
600g small new potatoes, halved
olive oil spray
1/4 cup (40g) almonds, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1/2 cup firmly packed flat-leaf parsley leaves
2 tablespoons chopped chives
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
4 x 150g firm white fish fillets, such as blue-eye cod
1 bunch steamed broccolini, to serve
1 bunch steamed asparagus, to serve
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Preheat oven to 200°C. Line 2 large baking trays with baking paper. Place potato halves, cut side up, on one of the prepared trays. Spray potato with olive oil and roast for 25 minutes, or until tender and golden.
Step 2 Meanwhile, place almonds, chia seeds, parsley, chives and lemon zest in a food processor; blend until finely chopped. Add lemon juice and olive oil; blend until well combined and season with cracked black pepper.
Step 3 Press a quarter of the almond mixture on top of each fish fillet. Place fish on the other prepared tray; spray with olive oil. Bake fish for 12 minutes, or until the thickest part flakes easily.
Step 4 Serve fish with roast potato and steamed greens.
About this recipe
First published: March 2014