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Pan Seared Nile Perch, steamed vegetables in Lemon-herb butter

Did you know that the Nile Perch is a Freshwater fish from Africa, that was once endemic to Ethiopia ? It can grow to roughly 1.80 m and weigh upto 200 kgs !

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    Broccoli 100.0 grams

    Broccoli

    Carrots 65.0 grams

    Carrots

    Potato 100.0 grams

    Potato

    Fresh Thyme 3.0 grams

    Fresh Thyme

    Lemon Herb Butter by Let's Cook 15.0 grams

    Lemon Herb Butter by Let's Cook

    Nile Perch Fillets 150.0 grams

    Nile Perch Fillets


    • Time : 30.0 mins
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    • Calories: 323.0 kcal
    • |
    • Protein : 32.0 g
    • |
    • Fat : 13.0 g
    • |
    • Carb. : 22.0 g
    Your Pantry Essentials
    A pan, to fry the fish. A pot, to steam the vegetables
    Your preferred cooking oil
    Salt and Pepper.
    Prepare your Ingredients
    Keep the fish fillets out 15 minutes before cooking. This brings the fish to room temperature and allows it cook more evenly.

    Carrots: wash, peel and cut into small cubes
    Broccoli: wash and cut into bite-sized florets
    Potatoes: wash, peel and cut into small cubes
    Fresh Thyme: wash, dry and pluck out the leaves.
    Steam the Vegetables
    Fill a pot with room temperature water. Salt it. Put in the potatoes and bring to a boil. The rest of the vegetables as follows:
    1. After 5 minutes add the carrots
    2. Another 5 minutes add in the broccoli
    Finally, drain out water after 3 more minutes.
    Pan Fry Fish
    Heat some oil in your frying pan. Season the fish fillet with salt, pepper and some thyme. On a medium high heat, start pan frying the fish fillets. They take roughly 3-5 minutes each side.

    Just before serving, while the fish is still warm, put the lemon herb butter provided on the top and serve with the vegetables. Sprinkle some thyme on top if you want.