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Gemfish Fillets with Creamy Watercress Sauce

Pan-Frying

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The cream in this recipe mellows the bite of the watercress, which gives the sauce a fresh green colour.

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Serves 4

2 firmly packed cups watercress sprigs
2 cups fish stock
2 cups cream
Salt flakes & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons butter
4 x 180g pieces gemfish fillets, skin off, bones removed
4 sprigs watercress, to serve

Process watercress, stock and cream in a food processor or blender. Place in a saucepan and boil until reduced by half. Return to blender and process until smooth. Taste, add salt and pepper and keep warm.

Melt butter in a frying pan. Add fish and cook for 4 minutes, then turn and cook other side for 2 minutes, or until flesh is opaque and flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Spoon sauce onto warm plates, top with fillets and garnish with a watercress sprig.

 
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