Quick spicy fish dish
Here’s a simple recipe to solve the ‘what are we having for dinner tonight’ question!
Take some tender fresh fish, coat it in a mild, Cajun style spice, pan-fry and wrap in a warm tortilla. Serve it all with a crunchy salad, some kumara wedges and a drizzle of mayonnaise mixed with chipotle sauce or your favourite chilli sauce.
CAJUN FISH WRAPS AND KUMARA WEDGES WITH SALAD
Serves: 4-5 Prep time: 15 min Cooking time: 25 min Kumara wedges
600g orange kumara, scrubbed and cut into 1-2cm wedges
Salad 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1⁄ teaspoon mustard (example,
4 wholegrain, Dijon) 1⁄ teaspoon vinegar (example,
red wine, white wine, cider) teaspoon runny honey 1⁄2 iceberg or cos lettuce 1⁄2 2 carrots 2-3 handfuls baby spinach leaves Cajun fish
450g skinless, boneless, white fish fillets 1 teaspoon paprika teaspoon ground cumin 1⁄2 teaspoon ground coriander 1⁄2 teaspoon dried rosemary 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄2
4-5 large tortilla wraps
1⁄4 cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons chipotle sauce, or your favourite chilli sauce Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius. Line an oven tray with baking paper.
Toss kumara with a drizzle of oil on prepared tray. Season with salt and pepper and roast for 20-25 minutes until golden and tender. Turn once during cooking.
Prepare salad; in a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar and honey together; finely slice lettuce; peel and grate carrots; roughly chop spinach; set all aside in a large bowl.
Pat fish dry with paper towels and remove any remaining scales or bones. Cut into 3-4cm pieces.
Toss in spices, dried rosemary and salt.
Heat a drizzle of oil in a large fry-pan (preferably non-stick), on medium to high heat.
Fry fish, in two batches, for 1-2 minutes each side, until fish is golden and just cooked through.
Wrap stack of tortilla wraps in foil and heat in oven for 3-4 minutes, until warmed through.
In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise with chipotle/chilli sauce.
To serve, place kumara wedges, wraps, salad, Cajun fish and chipotle/chilli mayonnaise in middle of the table for everyone to help themselves and build their own wraps.
Ever used chipotle sauce before? Find it at your supermarket and it will be your new favourite condiment! Add it to mayonnaise or sour cream for a hit of smoky and spicy flavour.