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Show Name: Fruits Of The Sea
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Sauteed Red Mullet With Parsley, Garlic And Spaghettini

Recipe By : Rick Stein
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time: 0:30
Categories : Fruits Of The Sea

4 small red mullet, weighing about 150g/5oz-- each, filleted
450g/1lb spaghettini
4 Tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 red finger chilli, seeded and finely chopped
4 plum tomatoes, skinned, seeded and chopped
20g/ 3/4oz fresh flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper
extra virgin olive oil, to serve

Cut the mullet fillets across into strips 2cm/3/4in wide. Bring 3.4L/6
pint of water to the boil in a large pan with 2 tbsp salt. Add the pasta,
bring back to the boil and cook for 5 minutes or until al dente.
Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large frying pan. Fry the strips of red
mullet, skin-side down, for 3 minutes. Turn them over, fry for 1 minute
and then season with salt and pepper. Drain the pasta well and tip it
into a large warmed serving bowl. Add the garlic and red chilli to the
frying pan with the red mullet and fry for 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes
and fry for a further 30 seconds. Tip everything into the bowl with the
pasta, scraping up all the little bits that may have stuck to the bottom
of the pan, then add 3 tbsp of the parsley and gently toss everything
together so that the fish just begins to break up. Serve immediately,
drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkled with the remaining

Recipe Author: Rick Stein
Recipe Source: Fruits Of The Sea

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