Asian recipes Fish Healthy Soups Starters

Tom yum soup

Hot and sour and sweet and salty – this is the Asian answer to chicken soup when your body needs to feel good about itself

British Fish Main course

Baked salmon with baby potatoes and watercress mayonnaise

Serves 6 Cooking time 1 hour Ingredients 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp sea salt 2 tbsp olive oil 450g baby potatoes, thickly sliced 6 salmon fillets, skinned 6 slices prosciutto 150g good quality mayonnaise 75g natural yogurt juice of half a lemon 40g watercress, finely chopped 1 tbsp capers, roughly chopped 300g cherry tomatoes […]

Asian recipes Curries Fish Indian Main course Rice

Tuna pilau

Serves 2 Cooking time 30 mins Ingredients a glug of groundnut oil 1 onion, chopped 4-6 dried curry leaves 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp curry powder 1 cup basmati rice 500ml vegetable stock half a cup of frozen peas 200g tin of tuna, drained squeeze of […]

British Fish Starters

Prawn cocktail

Serves 4 Cooking time 10 mins Ingredients 1 lemon 250g of cooked small peeled prawns Lemon wedges, to garnish 1/2 iceberg lettuce For the Marie Rose Sauce: 200g fresh mayonnaise 2-3 tbsp tomato ketchup Pinch cayenne pepper Dash Tabasco, to taste Dash Worcestershire sauce, to taste Splash of brandy, to taste Method: To make the […]

Fish Italian Main course

Smoked mackerel omlette

Serves 2 Cooking time 30 mins Ingredients 150g-200g smoked mackerel 1 onion, finely chopped Olive oil 6 organic free-range eggs a handful of fresh parsley, chopped (optional) Method: Skin the mackerel and flake into a bowl, removing any bones.  Heat the grill to high. In a large non-stick frying pan, heat the olive oil and […]

Asian recipes Curries Fish Indian Main course

The best prawn curry

Serves 2 Cooking time 30 mins Ingredients vegetable oil 2 tsp mustard seeds a good pinch of dried curry leaves 1 onion, chopped 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 fresh green chilli (you can easily use chilli powder or chilli flakes instead) half tsp fenugreek powder 1 tsp turmeric 6 cherry […]

Asian recipes Fish Main course

Salmon in a light fragrant broth

Serves 4 Cooking time 20 mins Ingredients 600ml chicken or vegetable stock 2 stalks lemongrass, trimmed and finely sliced 2 shallots, finely sliced 1 red chilli, finely sliced 100g mushrooms (oyster, shiitake,chestnut), finely sliced 1 tsp sugar 4 x 150g salmon fillets, skin on 1 tbsp vegetable/groundnut oil 100g baby spinach, washed 2 tbsp fish […]

British Fish Starters Xmas recipes

Smoked fish pate

Smoked mackerel pate is amazing with oat biscuits and perfect for Christmas party nibbles.  This will take ten minutes to make which means there is more time for gin o clock!

Fish Italian Main course Rice

Pea, prawn and mint risotto

Serves 2 Cooking time 45 mins Ingredients 200g risotto rice 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 celery stick, destringed and finely chopped 1 clove garlic, sliced 50ml white wine 1 litre chicken stock 2 handfuls cooked prawns 1 cup of frozen peas Freshly grated parmesan Few knobs of butter Flatleaf parsley, finely chopped Few leaves […]

British Fish Main course

Fish pie with potato and celeriac topping

Serves 4 Cooking time 45 mins Ingredients 750g celeriac, peeled and roughly chopped 800g potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped 100g butter 375ml milk 600g leeks, thickly sliced 35g plain flour 1 kg fish (you can use just white fish or mixture of your choice) 2 tsp lemon juice fresh chives and parsley, chopped salt and […]

Fish Main course

Fishy fish burgers

Method: A tasty, fresh and healthy burger! Put the fish in a food processor and roughly blitz. Tip the fish into a large bowl. Put the shallot, cornichons and capers into the processor and blitz quite finely. Add to the bowl with the fish, parsley and a good seasoning of salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly and […]

British Fish Main course Salads Starters

Smoked mackerel salad

Method: This is a really easy starter or light lunch, ideal to take to work. Packed full of goodness with lots of veggies and omega 3-rich oily mackerel. Win win! The amounts are just a rough guide – add more or less of what you want. Boil the potatoes in salted water until tender. Drain […]

Fish Italian Main course Pasta

Tagliatelle with prawns and brandy

Method: Normally, I would only advise drinking brandy but here it’s used in this very tasty pasta dish! Cook the tagliatelle in a large pan of salted water until al dente. While the pasta is cooking, fry the shallots and walnuts in olive oil in a large frying pan for a few minutes. Add the garlic and […]

Fish Global Main course Salads Starters

Prawn and pomegranate salad

Method: This is a very simple recipe, place the prawns in a small food bag and add the ginger, garlic, lime juice and chilli.  Leave to marinate for 30mins at least.  Prepare the salad by pan frying the peppers in a pan with some olive oil, when ready remove from the pan and mix in […]

British Fish Main course Starters

Tuna fishcakes

Method: Boil the potatoes and mash. leave to cool.  Add the tuna, garlic, bread and parsley. season and mix well Divide into 4 portions and shape into fishcakes before dipping in egg then roll in the breadcrumbs Bake in a medium over (180oC) for about 20 mins or until golden brown