Fish roast with dry roasted vegetables
Ingredients for the fish roast
Fish fillet - 500gm
Garlic - 2 cloves (finely chopped)
Parsley - 6 tbsp (finely chopped)
Spring onion - 2 stems (finely chopped)
Dried chilli flakes - 2 pinch
Lime juice - 2 tbsp
Olive oil - 2 tbsp
Salt and freshly ground pepper - to taste
Ingredients for the vegetable roast
Carrot - 1
Onion - 1
Red and yellow capsicum - 1 each
Tomato - 1
Potato - 1
Baby corn - 2
Spring onion - 3 stems, finely chopped
Olive oil - 2 tbsp
Vinegar - 1 tbsp
Salt and pepper - to taste
Cut the fish into rounds (about 1” thickness). Blend the chopped garlic, parsley and spring onion, chilli flakes, lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add fish pieces to this, stir well and leave to marinate for an hour.
Meanwhile prepare the vegetables. Halve the peppers and discard the core and seeds, cut it into chunks. Cut carrot, potato, tomato, baby corn and onion into wedges or into one inch thick pieces.
Place all the vegetables in a bowl, add chopped spring onions and then stir in olive oil. Season with salt, pepper and vinegar. Mix well. Place this marinated vegetables into a shallow roasting dish and roast in the oven for 20 – 30 mints (180 degree Celsius) or till the vegetables are brown on the edges.
Preheat the grill. Place the marinated fish on a grill tray or in skewers and grill for 4 to 5 minutes until each side has turned light brown. Remove from grill and serve hot with roasted vegetables.
Light red chicken curry
Chicken - 500gm
Thick coconut milk - 500ml
Dried large red chillies - 10
Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
Lime rind and juice - 1 tbsp
Spring onion -3 finely chopped
Small onion chopped - 1 cup
Cloves chopped - 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves chopped - 3bsp
Salt - to taste
Ginger paste, sugar and tomato sauce -1 tbsp each
Oil -2 tbsp
Soak red chillies in hot water for 15 minutes. Drain and remove seeds and chop. Dry roast chillies and coriander seeds and grind it into a smooth paste. Clean and cut the chicken into pieces. Heat a wok, pour oil and sauté the chilli paste for 5 minutes. Stir in chopped small onion, cloves and spring onions, then lime rind and juice. Add chicken pieces, stir well and add a cup of coconut milk. Cover the wok and cook chicken on a low flame till done.To the cooked chicken add ginger paste, tomato sauce, sugar and salt to taste.
Stir in the remaining coconut cream and cook for 5 more minutes over a low flame. Finally add chopped coriander and serve hot.
Pork (cleaned and sliced) -
Honey - 4 tbsp
Orange juice - 4 tbsp
Lime - half tsp
Onion sliced - 2 cups
Tomato sauce - 1 tbsp
Crushed pepper - 1 tsp
Ginger- garlic paste - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves -
3 tbsp (chopped)
Warm water - 1 cup
Oil - 1 tsp
Marinate pork (cleaned and sliced) in a marinade made of ginger-garlic paste, lime juice, salt, orange juice and pepper for about an hour.
In a tawa, pour oil, add sliced onion and sauté for five minutes. Then add marinated pork, tomato sauce and warm water, cover and cook till pork become tender. Stir occasionally.
Pour honey on to the pork and cook uncovered for another 20 minutes over a low fire till the sauce is sticky and the meat is cooked. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.