Fish / shellfish

Red mullet with asparagus, basil juice and vegetables


Red mullet fillet is a fish with a fine, subtle but also slightly pronounced taste that has made its reputation.

Cooked with asparagus, basil juice and seasonal vegetables, you will enjoy this fresh and tasty meal.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 8 red mullet fillets
  • 8 asparagus green
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 courgette
  • 1 onion
  • 1 small eggplant
  • 1 bunch of basil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Salt pepper
  • Olive oil

Recipe for red mullet with asparagus, basil juice and vegetables

This recipe is quite easy to make and can be broken down into 4 steps with basil juice, small vegetables, asparagus and red mullet.

It is even better when the small vegetables are lightly candied ...

Preparation of basil juice:

Mix together the basil, 1 clove of degermed garlic, and 3 tablespoons of olive oil

Preparation of small vegetables:

  • Cut the tomatoes, zucchini and eggplant into small cubes.
  • Mince the onion
  • Mince the degermed garlic
  • Heat the olive oil in a saucepan
  • Sweat the onion
  • Add the vegetables
  • Add the garlic
  • Cover and simmer 20 min, stirring regularly

Preparation of green asparagus:

  • Cut the asparagus so that only the head is left
  • Immerse the asparagus for 15 minutes in boiling salted water

Cooking red mullet:

  • Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pan, cook the fillets for 1 minute on each side then keep them warm.

To dress, ideally use a cookie cutter for the vegetables, place 2 red mullet fillets / person on top, then the green asparagus

Season everything with the basil juice and serve hot

Enjoy your meal !

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